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Stencil, Kata-gami: Flying Bats, 1780–1830

This is a Stencil. It is dated 1780–1830 and we acquired it in 1939. Its medium is mulberry paper, lacquer made from persimmon juice, human hair. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was purchased from Maria B. Smeraldi. It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Charles W. Gould.

Its dimensions are

420 x 265 cm (13 ft. 9 3/8 in. x 8 ft. 8 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Stencil, Kata-gami: Flying Bats, 1780–1830; Japan; mulberry paper, lacquer made from persimmon juice, human hair; 420 x 265 cm (13 ft. 9 3/8 in. x 8 ft. 8 5/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Charles W. Gould; 1939-72-1

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

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