Description Writing a poem on a long and narrow piece of paper ("tanzaku") and attaching it to a tree or other object can be a way of sending a message. For instance: Once again in love, Once more regret- as fleeting As cherry blossoms.
Provenance Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Snell, Jr. [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1987, by gift.
Credit Gift of Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Snell, Jr., 1987
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