Ise katagami (dougubori)

Nakajima Hidekichi (1883~1968) and Photo by Suzuka City昭和35年

Art Research Center, Ritsumeikan University

Art Research Center, Ritsumeikan University
Kyoto, Japan

A special stenciling knife with a tip in the shape of a cherry blossom or diamond pattern, for example, is used for dougubori. The knife is applied vertically and the pattern is cut out in one go. The quality of the cutting tool will determine how the stencil comes out, and so making the tools also requires a high level of skill.


  • Title: Ise katagami (dougubori)
  • Creator: Nakajima Hidekichi (1883~1968), Photo by Suzuka City
  • Date Created: 昭和35年
  • Physical Dimensions: 13.6cm, 37.7cm
  • Original Source: Suzuka City
  • Rights: © Suzuka City

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