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Katagami, Water Ripples

This is a Katagami. It is dated 1780–1830 and we acquired it in 1959. Its medium is mulberry paper (kozo washi) treated with fermented persimmon tannin (kakishibu). It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Purchase in memory of Mrs. Edward F. Caldwell.

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 27.3 x 41 cm (10 3/4 x 16 1/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Katagami, Water Ripples; Japan; mulberry paper (kozo washi) treated with fermented persimmon tannin (kakishibu); Sheet: 27.3 x 41 cm (10 3/4 x 16 1/8 in.); Purchase in memory of Mrs. Edward F. Caldwell; 1959-150-3

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