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Miye Matsukata papers, circa 1924-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reels 4495-4503 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Jewelry designer and silversmith Miye Matsukata (1922-1981) was born in Tokyo, Japan. Matsukata attended Principia College in Elsah, Ill. and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston which awarded her traveling scholarships to Scandinavia and Egypt. She worked in her jewelry firm Janiye in Boston from 1950 until her death.
Donated 1984 by Mrs. Edwin O. Reischauer, Matsukata's sister and in 2008 by Ann Hubbard Gaddis, the sister of Matsukata's business partner and heir, James Hubbard.
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