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1925

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1976

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Katagami, Swirling Abstract Motif

This is a Katagami. It was designed by Unknown. It is dated late 19th–early 20th 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

26.8 x 44.1 cm (10 9/16 x 17 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Katagami, Swirling Abstract Motif; Designed by Unknown ; Japan; mulberry paper (kozo washi) treated with fermented persimmon tannin (kakishibu), and silk threads (itoire); 26.8 x 44.1 cm (10 9/16 x 17 3/8 in.); Gift of Helen Snyder; 1976-103-102

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Campana Brothers Select: Works from the Permanent Collection.

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