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Katagami, Paper Fan Motif

This is a Katagami. It is dated late 18th - early 19th century and we acquired it in 1948. 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.

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Katagami, Paper Fan Motif; Japan; mulberry paper (kozo washi) treated with fermented persimmon tannin (kakishibu), and silk threads (itoire); 1948-128-68

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