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Katagami, Hemp Leaf and Well-cover Motifs

This is a Katagami. It is dated mid 18th - early 19th century and we acquired it in 1976. Its medium is mulberry paper (kozo washi) treated with fermented persimmon tannin (kakishibu), and silk threads (itoire) . It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Helen Snyder. It is credited Gift of Helen Snyder.

Its dimensions are

14 x 34.7 cm (5 1/2 x 13 11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Katagami, Hemp Leaf and Well-cover Motifs; Japan; mulberry paper (kozo washi) treated with fermented persimmon tannin (kakishibu), and silk threads (itoire) ; 14 x 34.7 cm (5 1/2 x 13 11/16 in.); Gift of Helen Snyder; 1976-103-105

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