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Temple Hangings

Asian Art

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.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Bequest of Ellen S. Bates
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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
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Temple Hangings