University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-96-561
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Buddhist
Provenience: Japan
Section:Asian
Materials:Silk
Metal
Paper
Technique:Embroidered
Iconography:Dragon
Lion
Monogram
Inscription Language:Japanese Language
Length: 121 cm
Width: 92 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

Description

Embroidered; lined with linen and inter-lined with paper. Many colors with gold threads. Center figure in design is symbolic dragon, above a small lion. A circular crest is worked in each corner with two monograms at the top of the hanging.


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