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Stencil, Irises

This is a Stencil. It is dated early 20th century and we acquired it in 1968. Its medium is mulberry paper (kozo washi) treated with fermented persimmon tannin (kakishibu), silk threads (itoire). It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

Its dimensions are

49.5 × 82.6 cm (19 1/2 × 32 1/2 in.) Image: 40.6 × 76.2 cm (16 × 30 in.)

Cite this object as

Stencil, Irises; Japan; mulberry paper (kozo washi) treated with fermented persimmon tannin (kakishibu), silk threads (itoire); 49.5 × 82.6 cm (19 1/2 × 32 1/2 in.) Image: 40.6 × 76.2 cm (16 × 30 in.); 1968-117-397

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Katagami.

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