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Panel

  • Place of origin:

    Japan (made)

  • Date:

    1850-1880 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Polychrome woven silk

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr T. B. Clarke-Thornhill

  • Museum number:

    T.88-1927

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This panel was probably used in a Buddhist temple. The design of peonies is woven against a sumptuous gold ground which would have glimmered in the candle light of the temple.

Physical description

Panel of polychrome woven silk with design of peonies.

Place of Origin

Japan (made)

Date

1850-1880 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Polychrome woven silk

Dimensions

Width: 66.5 cm, Length: 67 cm

Object history note

Registered File number 1973/946.

Descriptive line

Panel, polychrome woven silk, Japan, 1850-1880

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Jackson, Anna. Japanese textiles. London: V&A Publications, 2000, Plate 39, p. 22.

Materials

Silk (textile)

Techniques

Woven

Subjects depicted

Peonies

Categories

Buddhism; Textiles

Collection

East Asia Collection

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