surimono / print
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Woodblock print. Surimono. Music and drama. Bugaku dancer performing the nasori dance, with poems above.
- 1777-1859 (floruit)
- Made in: Japan
Inscription CommentChiharu, Takashima
15 April 1999
Reason for treatment
The print is stick on four edges with a western paper. The surface is slightly dirty and has some creases. There is some foxing and some plushed area around the edges.
The print was removed from the support using a spatula, and the residues of glue and paper with a cotton swab slightly wet with a scalpel.The creases were supported with some mino paper(1.8). The print was humidificated on gore-tex and flattened under blotting paper under a board with weights. Inlaid using Japanese strip method and mounted in royal acid free board by MT3.
- Associated Event: bugaku (dance)
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Object reference number: JCF6482
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