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Tools, Kirikane

Otsuka Kasen

The Kyoto Museum of Traditional Crafts, FUREAIKAN

The Kyoto Museum of Traditional Crafts, FUREAIKAN

After cutting the gold leaf, it’s time to affix it. In case of applying golf leaf stripes to a Buddhist statue, a special glue is used : a mix of funori (glue made from seaweed) and nikawa (glue derived from animal skin).

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  • Title: Tools, Kirikane
  • Creator: Otsuka Kasen
  • Subject Keywords: Kirikane
  • Rights: © Otsuka Kasen, Photo: © Kuwajima Kaoru

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