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Temple Hangings

Asian Art

MEDIUM Silk
  • Place Made: Japan
  • DATES mid-18th century
    PERIOD Edo Period
    DIMENSIONS Each: 11 7/16 x 66 15/16 in. (29 x 170 cm)  (show scale)
    INSCRIPTIONS Chinese characters on back Inscription bears a date: Kan'en 2 (=1750), which is the date of the dedication, probably very close to the date of the garment from which the temple banner was made.
    COLLECTIONS Asian Art
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 28.116
    CREDIT LINE Bequest of Ellen S. Bates
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Temple Hangings, mid-18th century. Silk, Each: 11 7/16 x 66 15/16 in. (29 x 170 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Ellen S. Bates, 28.116. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.28.116.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.28.116.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2012
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     <em>Temple Hangings</em>, mid-18th century. Silk, Each: 11 7/16 x 66 15/16 in. (29 x 170 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Ellen S. Bates, 28.116. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.28.116.jpg)

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