Bound typewritten listing of identifications and notes by Yamanobe Tomoyuki on the textiles in the album F2017.11.1a; and accompanying letters from Yamanobe to Mrs. Robert B. Tatin (former owner), notes, and business cards

F2017.11.2a: Bound booklet of identifications and descriptions of individual textile fragments in album F2017.11.1a, written by Yamanobe Tomoyuki, former curator of textiles at the Tokyo National Museum, typed in English, bound in blue patterned fabric. Noted in pencil, at bottom, on title page: Translated by Shigetaka Kaneko, Nat’l Museum

F2017.11.2b: Folding fabric-covered case for 2a.

F2017.11.2c: Separate wallet, made of the same fabric as used for 2a, holding receipts for the binder’s work and articles 2d-h

F2017.11.2d: Business card for, one side in English: Yanagiya / Mejiro Art Store / 118-1chome / mejiro-machi / Tokyo / K. Takahashi: Tel. (86) — 2177. The opposite side in Japanese

F2017.11.2e: Printed business card in Japanese. Written in top in English: Mr. Sadapuro Matangeni [very difficult to read] / mounter / c/o The National Musuem / Ueno Park, Tokyo

F2017.11.2f: Business card of D. Martin H.B. Lorber, Director, Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc. The opposite side printed in Japanese. Written at top: Cathy Fitzsimons. Written towards bottom is: Buckmaster [the married surname of a Patin daughter noted in Dr. Patin’s obituary as living in San Francisco]

F2017.11.2g: Envelope from Yamanobe addressed to:
Mrs. Robert B. Patin
G-1
GHQ
Daichi Building
Chiyoda-ku

with cancelled stamp, holding 2h.

F2017.11.2h: Folded letter, two pages, in English in ink on ruled paper from Yamanobe to Mrs. Patin

F2017.11.2i-j: Later photocopy of letter and of first page of booklet of identifications.

Maker(s)
Author: Yamanobe Tomoyuki
Historical period(s)
Showa era, 1950
Medium
Paper and fabric-covered binding, ruled paper, stationary paper, and ink
Dimensions
H x W x D (a: book, closed): 27 × 21.5 × 0.9 cm (10 5/8 × 8 7/16 × 3/8 in)
Geography
Japan, Tokyo
Credit Line
Gift of Alan Kennedy
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F2017.11.2a-j
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Book
Type

Book

Keywords
Japan, Showa era (1926 - 1989)
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Description

F2017.11.2a: Bound booklet of identifications and descriptions of individual textile fragments in album F2017.11.1a, written by Yamanobe Tomoyuki, former curator of textiles at the Tokyo National Museum, typed in English, bound in blue patterned fabric. Noted in pencil, at bottom, on title page: Translated by Shigetaka Kaneko, Nat'l Museum

F2017.11.2b: Folding fabric-covered case for 2a.

F2017.11.2c: Separate wallet, made of the same fabric as used for 2a, holding receipts for the binder's work and articles 2d-h

F2017.11.2d: Business card for, one side in English: Yanagiya / Mejiro Art Store / 118-1chome / mejiro-machi / Tokyo / K. Takahashi: Tel. (86) -- 2177. The opposite side in Japanese

F2017.11.2e: Printed business card in Japanese. Written in top in English: Mr. Sadapuro Matangeni [very difficult to read] / mounter / c/o The National Musuem / Ueno Park, Tokyo

F2017.11.2f: Business card of D. Martin H.B. Lorber, Director, Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc. The opposite side printed in Japanese. Written at top: Cathy Fitzsimons. Written towards bottom is: Buckmaster [the married surname of a Patin daughter noted in Dr. Patin's obituary as living in San Francisco]

F2017.11.2g: Envelope from Yamanobe addressed to:
Mrs. Robert B. Patin
G-1
GHQ
Daichi Building
Chiyoda-ku

with cancelled stamp, holding 2h.

F2017.11.2h: Folded letter, two pages, in English in ink on ruled paper from Yamanobe to Mrs. Patin

F2017.11.2i-j: Later photocopy of letter and of first page of booklet of identifications.

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
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