Tachibana Armor with Chrysanthemum-Stream Motif and Sutra Scroll of Universal Gate Chapter Surimono
Meiji Period (uncertain)
Woodblock printed surimono, a greeting card, originally from the Edo period although probably a Meiji reprint. The print depicts the armor from the Tachibana family with a chrysanthemum-stream motif. There is also a sutra scroll of the universal gate chapter from the series "Four Types of Existence" and a poem by Sokaen Takemaru. There is an inscription in Japanese handwritten script in the upper right hand corner in black and red ink. Another inscription in the bottom left. Wood grains and other patterns are elegantly done. There is also embossing on the armor.
Received from various sources, pre-1998
|CG98-1-29 || - || Found in Collection Number|
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