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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1919.492
Title
Katagami Textile Stencil with Stream and Wild Flower Design
Classification
Artists' Tools
Work Type
stencil
Date
Meiji-Taishō period, late 19th-early 20th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/209193
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Kakuban (square-shaped) minogami (mulberry bark paper) treated with persimmon juice and cut using the "tsukibori" (thrust-carving) technique, with "ito-ire" (silk-web) reinforcement
Dimensions
paper: H. 44.2 x W. 42.8 cm (17 3/8 x 16 7/8 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Dr. Denman W. Ross
Accession Year
1919
Object Number
1919.492
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Masterworks of Ukiyo-e, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 07/20/1996 - 01/12/1997

Plum, Orchid, Chrysanthemum, and Bamboo: Botanical Motifs and Symbols in East Asian Painting, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 07/06/2002 - 01/05/2003

Cultivating Virtue: Botanical Motifs and Symbols in East Asian Art, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 07/08/2006 - 04/08/2007

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