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Museum of Domestic Design and Architecture (MoDA): Katagami


MoDA’s Silver Studio Collection includes four hundred Japanese katagami.  These are traditional Japanese resist-printing stencils for textiles.  They are a great source of inspiration for students.

Katagami stencil

Katagami Video

Between autumn 2016 and spring 2018 MoDA ran a research project with a focus on katagami as a source of inspiration for artists and designers, both historically and today.

Find Out More

You are very welcome to make an appointment to visit MoDA and see items from the museum's collections.  

Please email to arrange a time.

Have a look at our Influence of Japan Reading List to get some background information