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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
A mixture used in Japan for filling cracks and losses in lacquers. Kokuso is composes of [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=lacquer%2C%20oriental urushi], baked [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=sawdust sawdust], and [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=flour flour] (Webb 1998). The flour and water is made into a paste, the urushi is slowly added followed by the sawdust. Variations include the addition of nori urushi ([http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=rice%20flour rice flour] and urushi) or chopped linen fibers (Webb 1998).
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A mixture used in Japan for filling cracks and losses in lacquers. Kokuso is composes of [[Lacquer, Oriental|urushi]], baked [[sawdust]], and [[flour]] (Webb 1998). The flour and water is made into a paste, the urushi is slowly added followed by the sawdust. Variations include the addition of nori urushi ([[rice flour]] and urushi) or chopped linen fibers (Webb 1998).
  
 
== Additional Information ==
 
== Additional Information ==

Latest revision as of 11:00, 21 January 2014

Description

A mixture used in Japan for filling cracks and losses in lacquers. Kokuso is composes of urushi, baked sawdust, and flour (Webb 1998). The flour and water is made into a paste, the urushi is slowly added followed by the sawdust. Variations include the addition of nori urushi (rice flour and urushi) or chopped linen fibers (Webb 1998).

Additional Information

M.Webb, "Methods and Materials for Filling Losses on Lacquer Objects" JAIC, 37:117-33, 1998.

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