Modern 20th c. marbled paper, Serpentine on wide comb pattern
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Marbled paper, 65 x 45 cm. A special Cockerell pattern, based on the chevron pattern, made in the Cockerell workshop under Peter Rogers direction. Papeles Decorados: Técnicas tradicionales y creación artística contemporánea. : VII – Halfer y el nuevo marmoleado / Halfer and the new marbling.
Takaji Kuroda found that we can create many more new patterns by utilizing Marangoni Effect to compress direction. Marbling in Europe & other cuntries mainly use only expansion direction to make patterns. Fortunately, Suminagashi only uses tap water (unthickened), both direction of Marangony Effect(Expansion & Copmression) can be effectively applied to color thin films which float on the surface of water.
Waved comb pattern, in a book bound in Paris, 1924. Bird Library, Syracuse University