Study of Beelzebub's Tales




30 Art


“Wednesdays—the day-of-painting—were devoted to the combining of different colors.


“On those days the learned beings of the given group brought for demonstration every kind of object necessary for domestic use made of such colored materials as could last a very long time; namely, they brought ‘carpets,’ ‘fabrics,’ ‘chinkrooaries,’ that is, drawings made in various colors on specially tanned leather capable of lasting many centuries, and things of similar kind.


“By means of variegated colors of threads, various representations of the nature of their planet and various forms of beings also breeding there were drawn or embroidered on these productions.