Mouth cover for tea-leaf storage jar (kuchioi)

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Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, 15th century
Medium
Silk with gold brocade and plain-weave silk
Dimensions
H x W (a-cover): 34.5 × 34.5 cm (13 9/16 × 13 9/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F2016.20.3a-c
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Costume and Textile, Tool and Equipment
Type

Mouth cover (kuchioi)

Keywords
brocade, China, Japan, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), tea, tea ceremony
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Christie's (New York)

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art, Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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