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Katagami, Morning Glory and Vines

This is a Katagami. It is dated late 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

48.5 × 87 cm (19 1/8 × 34 1/4 in.) Image: 38.1 × 77.5 cm (15 × 30 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Katagami, Morning Glory and Vines; Japan; mulberry paper (kozo washi) treated with fermented persimmon tannin (kakishibu), and silk threads (itoire); 48.5 × 87 cm (19 1/8 × 34 1/4 in.) Image: 38.1 × 77.5 cm (15 × 30 1/2 in.); Gift of Helen Snyder; 1976-103-282

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