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Circular printed and painted paper leaf with foundation of parallel bamboo sticks. Obverse: fisherman on boat with fish, net and basket right, swimmer and inscription left. Reverse: dock(?) and inscription. Red paper binding. Black laquered variegated bamboo handle. Leaf inserted into upper...

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Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

Japanese, about 1875

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

35 cm (13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1976.430

Medium or Technique

Printed paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes