Dianthus and Sparrows. c.1900. Japanese paper stencil on mulberry paper treated with persimmon juice and smoked. Punch-carved leaf and flower pattern A chirashi (scattered) pattern. 8 1/2 x 14 (sheet 12 1/2 x 16 3/8). An exceptionally fine and skilled stencil. Ex-collection Helen Hyde. $275.
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