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Katagami, Geometric Pattern Imitating Warp Ikat (Kasuri)

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

Sheet: 27.5 x 42.4 cm (10 13/16 x 16 11/16 in.) Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.)

Cite this object as

Katagami, Geometric Pattern Imitating Warp Ikat (Kasuri); Japan; mulberry paper (kozo washi) treated with fermented persimmon tannin (kakishibu), and silk threads (itoire); Sheet: 27.5 x 42.4 cm (10 13/16 x 16 11/16 in.) Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.); Gift of Helen Snyder; 1976-103-110

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