Accordion album with 314 15th-19th century textile fragments

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A sample book containing 394 textile fragments (one missing); textile fragments mounted front and back of 14 folded pages with identifying labels; mounted as an accordion album with brocade covers and four frontispiece paintings.

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Historical period(s)
Edo period or Meiji era, 19th century
Medium
Silk, paper, fabric and opaque pigment
Dimensions
H x W x D (album, closed): 36.5 × 23.8 × 5.7 cm (14 3/8 × 9 3/8 × 2 1/4 in)
Geography
Japan and China
Credit Line
Gift of Alan Kennedy
Accession Number
F2017.11.1a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Costume and Textile
Type

Album

Keywords
book, China, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, Meiji era (1868 - 1912)
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Bessie Patin American, mid-20th century

Description

A sample book containing 394 textile fragments (one missing); textile fragments mounted front and back of 14 folded pages with identifying labels; mounted as an accordion album with brocade covers and four frontispiece paintings.

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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