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Panel

Panel

  • Place of origin:

    Japan (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered silk damask with silk and metal threads

  • Museum number:

    T.169-1966

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Embroidered temple hanging panel of green silk damask brocaded with silver thread and embroidered with floss silks, silk cords and metal thread in laid and couched work and some long and short stitching. Parts of the design are padded and there is a little applied black velvet.
A large figure of one of 18 Buddhist Lonans or Arhats sits by a pool with a fly-whisk in his hand.
The panel is bordered with a narrow band of silk patterned with flowers and a wide band of damask, patterned with birds and trees.

Place of Origin

Japan (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered silk damask with silk and metal threads

Dimensions

Length: 66.5 in, Width: 45.25 in

Descriptive line

Temple hanging panel of embroidered silk, Japan, late 19th century

Categories

Textiles; Embroidery; Wall coverings; Religion; Ceremonial objects

Collection

East Asia Collection

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