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Alexandra S. Watkins papers relating to Miye Matsukata, 1969-1980

Catalog Data

Creator:
Watkins, Alexandra Solowij, 1933-  Search this
Watkins, Alexandra Solowij, 1933-  Search this
Subject:
Matsukata, Miye  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Forty slides (1969-1979) taken by Watkins of jewelry and a bathroom frieze designed by Miye Matsukata, two press releases (1980), and three photocopies of clippings (1979) concerning Matsukata and her work, one is an obituary.
Citation:
Alexandra S. Watkins papers relating to Miye Matsukata, 1969-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Watkins is a jeweler, goldsmith, Boston, Massachusetts who headed jeweler Miye Matsukata's workshop for many years and photographed pieces as they were returned for cleaning or repair. Miye Matsukata (1922-1981) was a Japanese American jewelry designer and metalsmith based in Boston, Massachusetts. She worked at her jewelry firm Janiye in Boston from 1950 to her death.
Language Note:
English .
Provenance:
Donated 1985 by Alexandra Solowij Watkins.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Jewelry  Search this
Jewelry making  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Asian American art  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Asian American women artists  Search this
Japanese American art  Search this
Japanese American artists  Search this
Japanese American women artists  Search this
Asian American jewelers  Search this
Asian American metal-workers  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Asian American  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7216
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209353
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Theme:
Women
Asian American
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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