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Stencil, Peonies

This is a Stencil. It is dated early 20th 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

48.8 × 89.4 cm (19 3/16 × 35 3/16 in.) Image: 38.4 × 78.7 cm (15 1/8 × 31 in.) Mat: 70.9 × 91.5 cm (27 15/16 × 36 in.)

Cite this object as

Stencil, Peonies; Japan; mulberry paper (kozo washi) treated with fermented persimmon tannin (kakishibu), and silk threads (itoire); 48.8 × 89.4 cm (19 3/16 × 35 3/16 in.) Image: 38.4 × 78.7 cm (15 1/8 × 31 in.) Mat: 70.9 × 91.5 cm (27 15/16 × 36 in.); Gift of Helen Snyder; 1976-103-287

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

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