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Towel

Object Number:29-96-609
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Buddhist
Provenience: Japan
Section:Asian
Materials:Cotton
Iconography:Kannon
Inscription Language:Japanese Language
English Language
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

Description

White background with white letters. Single red letter. Japanese characters say Otokuihanei; Oi (name). Label reads: "Miidera temple, No. 14 of the 33 places sacred to Kwannon. Near Otsu."

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