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What is this?

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

This is a sidewall from Japan. It is dated 1954 and we acquired it in 1955. Gift of S. Stanley Sogg.

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Its medium is

silk, paper, natural substances

Its dimensions are

92 x 61.5 cm (36 1/4 x 24 3/16 in.)

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

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