[Black hoso-kaki fude (stenciling brush)]
Gift of Barbara Kawakami
1 stencil brush : bamboo ; 7.5 in.
Black hoso-kaki fude (stenciling brush) with bamboo handle and long bristles (0.75 in.) tapering to a fine point. Japanese characters are carved in the handle. Tubular plastic cover protect bristles.
Mrs. Shizu Kaigo used the hoso-kaki fude to make fine lines of stencil of kamon or mon (Japanese family crest) for the Japanese community in Hawaii.
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