Net bag for displaying tea-leaf storage jar (ami)

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Historical period(s)
Muromachi or Momoyama period, 16th century
Medium
Silk with indigo dye
Dimensions
H x W (a-bag): 85.5 × 11.4 cm (33 11/16 × 4 1/2 in)
Geography
Japan, Kyoto or Sakai
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F2016.20.5a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Costume and Textile, Tool and Equipment
Type

Bag (ami)

Keywords
Japan, knotting, Muromachi period (1333 - 1573), tea
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Christie's (New York)

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

Copyright with museum

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