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"A Basketmaker in Rural Japan" opens at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery to celebrate the life's work of Hiroshima Kazuo, the last professional itinerant basketmaker in Hinokage, an agricultural region of southern Japan. Most of the works in the show are loaned form the Department of Anthropology, National Museum of Natural History.


  • Kazuo, Hiroshima
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Anthropology
  • Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)
  • Basketmaker in Rural Japan, A (Exhibition)
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Annals of the Smithsonian Institution, 1995. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1995, p. 13.

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


November 20, 1994


  • Baskets
  • Anthropology
  • Exhibitions



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