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Textile pictorial medallion

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Medallion of pale blue plain-weave hemp ground with design of mythological beast surrounded by flames stenciled in ink with parts of the eye and tongue hand-painted in red.

Provenance

Gift of Marshall H. Gould to the MFA, November 1, 1934

Credit Line

Gift of Marshall H. Gould

Japanese, Muromachi period, possibly 15th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Diameter: .295

Accession Number

34.1311

Medium or Technique

Hemp plain-weave, stenciled in ink, hand-painted

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles