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Katagami, Blossoms, late 19th–early 20th century

This is a Katagami. It is dated late 19th–early 20th century and we acquired it in 1976. Its medium is cut mulberry paper treated with persimmon tannin and silk thread. 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.

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Cite this object as

Katagami, Blossoms, late 19th–early 20th century; Japan; cut mulberry paper treated with persimmon tannin and silk thread; Gift of Helen Snyder; 1976-103-262

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