Autumn Grasses, Bush Clover, and Butterflies

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Catalogue Status
Research in Progress
Description
Autumn grasses fanning out and overlapping to create a grid, captures butterflies and branches of bush clover. The fanning of grasses in different directions creates movement within the stencil.
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
late 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number
1976-103-263
Credit Line
Gift of Helen Snyder
made in
Japan
Medium
Mulberry paper (kozo washi) treated with fermented persimmon tannin (kakishibu), and silk threads (itoire)
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Type
textile designs
Object Name
Katagami
Type
Katagami