Sturges traveled to Japan to study art and became deeply influenced by Asian design, something that would continue throughout her career. She became a children’s book illustrator, designed greeting cards and commercial illustrations, and fashions for Harper’s Bazaar. She was commissioned by Macy’s to travel to South America and design jewelry and fabrics based on her visit to Peru.

We have 15 objects that Katharine Sturges has been involved with.

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