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Buddhist hanging panel

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Buddhist vertical hanging panel with design of three chrysanthemum medallions and interlocking fretwork pattern in gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a dark blue twill-weave silk ground.

Provenance

Lent by Hervey E. Wetzel, June 11, 1914. Returned Sept. 25, 1914. Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Wetzel to the MFA on March 31, 1919

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel

Japanese, Edo period, 18th or 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 24 x 74 in. (61 x 188 cm)

Accession Number

19.710a

Medium or Technique

Silk twill-weave ground with gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave

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