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Katagami, Arrow Pattern

This is a Katagami. It is dated 1780–1830 and we acquired it in 1976. Its medium is mulberry paper (kozo washi) treated with fermented persimmon tannin (kakishibu). 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

26 × 41 cm (10 1/4 × 16 1/8 in.) Mat: 35.4 × 45.5 cm (13 15/16 × 17 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Katagami, Arrow Pattern; Japan; mulberry paper (kozo washi) treated with fermented persimmon tannin (kakishibu); 26 × 41 cm (10 1/4 × 16 1/8 in.) Mat: 35.4 × 45.5 cm (13 15/16 × 17 15/16 in.); Gift of Helen Snyder; 1976-103-95

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

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