Whirlpools with Prawns, Fish, and Tiny Fishermen

Japan (19th-early 20th century)

Whirlpools with Prawns, Fish, and Tiny Fishermen

Date: ca. 1910
Medium: Mulberry paper and old document paper coated with persimmon tannin (shibugami 渋紙), silk webbing (itoire 糸入れ), thrust-carving (tsukibori 突彫り)
overall: 17 1/2 x 39 7/8 in. (44.5 x 101.3 cm)
Credit Line: SBMA, Gift of Mrs. Lockwood de Forest
Object number: 1984.53.9.16
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