Takahashi Hakusen 高橋白扇

Takahashi Hakusen 高橋白扇, Chikusa ちくさ, Showa era, 1927 (Showa 2). 5 v. with 20 pochoir plates. Graphic Arts Collection GAX 2021- in process

We recently acquired this complete set of textile designs in pochoir from the Japanese artist Takahashi Hakusen 高橋白扇. While it has not yet been fully translated, here are a few of the wonderful patterns merging East and West in 1920s art deco.