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Tear Sheet Bamboo

Internal dimensions: 9 x 14 x 0 inches

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This katagami was never completed, possibly used just for testing. It is comprised of a single sheet of cured mulberry paper in a pattern of broken bamboo and an overall design of interwoven bamboo leaves and small branches. The pattern has been tested with inks and there are several notes by the carver or printer in ink in the margins