This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions), and as such we offer a high-resolution image of it. See our image rights statement.

 

Object Timeline

1976

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

  • You found it!

Katagami, Plank bridge over an Iris Pond

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

H x W: 18.7 x 34 cm (7 3/8 x 13 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Katagami, Plank bridge over an Iris Pond; Japan; mulberry paper (kozo washi) treated with fermented persimmon tannin (kakishibu), and silk threads (itoire) ; H x W: 18.7 x 34 cm (7 3/8 x 13 3/8 in.); Gift of Helen Snyder; 1976-103-97

This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions). You can copy, modify, and distribute this work without contacting the Smithsonian. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://www-6.collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18490213/ |title=Katagami, Plank bridge over an Iris Pond |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=16 May 2022 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>