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1912

  • Work on this object ended.

1946

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Katagami, Flying Fish, late 19th–early 20th century

This is a Katagami. It is dated late 19th–early 20th century and we acquired it in 1946. Its medium is mulberry paper (kozo washi) treated with fermented persimmon juice (kakishibu), silk threads (itoire). It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Norvin Hewitt Green.

Its dimensions are

64.3 × 43.9 cm (25 5/16 × 17 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Katagami, Flying Fish, late 19th–early 20th century; Japan; mulberry paper (kozo washi) treated with fermented persimmon juice (kakishibu), silk threads (itoire); 64.3 × 43.9 cm (25 5/16 × 17 5/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Norvin Hewitt Green; 1946-104-8

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