Section of "The Bodhisattva Wonderful Sound," Chapter 24 of the Lotus Sutra

Detail of a pattern
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On View
  • Period

  • Geography

  • Material

    Gold and silver on indigo-dyed paper
  • Dimension

    H x W (image): 28.5 × 56.2 cm (11 1/4 × 22 1/8 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Words of Wisdom: Buddhist Calligraphy from Japan (April 1, 2023 to February 25, 2024)
    The Power of Words in an Age of Crisis (October 14, 2017 to May 6, 2018)
    Faith and Form: Selected Calligraphy and Painting from the Japanese Religious Traditions (March 20 to July 18, 2004)
    The Written Image: Japanese Calligraphy and Painting from the Sylvan Barnet and William Burto Collection (October 1, 2002 to March 02, 2003)
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Gift of Sylvan Barnet and William Burto in honor of Yanagi Takashi and his sons, Koichi and Koji
  • Type

  • On View

    Freer Gallery 07: Words of Wisdom: Buddhist Calligraphy from Japan
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