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Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Flowering Cherry with Poem Slips</em> by Tosa Mitsukoi

Artwork Resource Packet: Flowering Cherry with Poem Slips by Tosa Mitsukoi

This screen celebrates the Japanese tradition of viewing cherry blossoms to mark the arrival of spring. The tree's blossoms and hanging poem slips create an elegant design against the gold of the silk. This teaching packet includes an essay, discussion questions, activity ideas, and a glossary.

17th century, Japanese, Japanese screens, nature, poetry
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Elementary, High School, Middle School
Ancient Worlds, Art and Creative Writing, Art from Many Places, Asian Art, Clues from the Past, Stories in Art

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