Miye Matsukata papers, circa 1924-1985

Matsukata, Miye, b. 1922 d. 1981
Designer, Jeweler
Active in Boston, Mass.

Collection size: 11.5 linear feet

Collection Summary: Biographical material, correspondence, subject files, exhibition files, photographs, slides, works of art, writings, financial material, audio-visual material, and printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note: Jewelry designer and silversmith Miye Matsukata (1922-1981) was born in Tokyo, Japan. Matsukata attended Principia College in Elsah, Ill. and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston which awarded her travelling scholarships to Scandanavia and Egypt. She worked in her jewelry firm Janiye in Boston from 1950 until her death.

Donated 1984 by Mrs. Edwin O. Reischauer, Matsukata's sister and in 2008 by Ann Hubbard Gaddis, the sister of Matsukata's business partner and heir, James Hubbard.

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