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At A Glance

  • Period

    18th-19th century
  • Geography

  • Material

    Gauze-weave silk with gold leaf on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W: 118.2 x 217 cm (46 9/16 x 85 7/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Provenance

    To 1995
    Takashi Yanagi, Kyoto, to 1995
    From 1995
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, purchased from Takashi Yanagi in 1995
  • Collection

    National Museum of Asian Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Gold: The Asian Touch (September 10, 2005 to February 20, 2006)
    Honoring Friends: Recent Gifts by Members of the Freer and Sackler Galleries (June 10 to November 25, 2001)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Takashi Yanagi
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Purchase -- funds provided by the Friends of Asian Arts and Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program
  • Type

    Costume and Textile
  • Restrictions and Rights

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