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Katagami, Maze Motif

This is a Katagami. It is dated late 18th - early 19th century and we acquired it in 1959. 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.

It is credited Purchase in memory of Mrs. Edward F. Caldwell.

Cite this object as

Katagami, Maze Motif; Japan; mulberry paper (kozo washi) treated with fermented persimmon tannin (kakishibu), and silk threads (itoire) ; Purchase in memory of Mrs. Edward F. Caldwell; 1959-150-4

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