Calendar 1965


This 1965 calendar designed by Keisuke Serizawa is made up of twelve paper stencil prints packaged in a decorative envelope with a stenciled label showing the year and Serizawa's "se" (せ) hexagonal seal. The prints and the pasted on envelope title are done in Serizawa's katazome style perfected in the wake of WWII material shortages forcing him to look for alternatives to textiles to print his stencil dyed designs. Serizawa’s stencils were later named kataezome to reinforce the pictorial nature of his work. Serizawa must have taken delight each year in combining disparate design elements into a mass-produced cohesive calendar.

Envelope containing the 12 prints

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January 1965

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February 1965

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March 1965

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April 1965

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May 1965

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June 1965

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July 1965

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September 1965

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October 1965

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November 1965

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Calendar Details

Katazome Calendar 1965 #2646

せ "se" appearing on label pasted to envelope