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What is this?

Butterflies (with printed paper bodies), leaves and specks of gold and silver laminated between rice paper and pale pink silk. Marked in ink: P-80-A.

This is a sidewall from Japan. It is dated 1954 and we acquired it in 1955. Gift of S. Stanley Sogg. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

silk, paper, natural substances

Its dimensions are

92.5 x 62.5 cm (36 7/16 x 24 5/8 in.)

This object was donated by S. Stanley Sogg and catalogued by Hedy Backlin-Landman

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