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Medium:
Mulberry paper (kozo washi) treated with fermented persimmon tannin (kakishibu), and silk threads (itoire)
Type:
textile designs
Katagami
Object Name:
Katagami
Made in:
Japan
Date:
Late 19th century -early 20th century
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Butterflies appear on an abstract variation of water. Lines with loops and swirls produce the suggestion of running water. The stencil is significantly damaged on the right side.
Credit Line:
Gift of Helen Snyder
Accession Number:
1976-103-236
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1976-103-236