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Towel

Object Number:29-96-652
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Buddhist
Provenience: Japan
Section:Asian
Materials:Cotton
Inscription Language:Japanese Language
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

Description

Towel with two sake barrels on a green background. There is a title at the top with three columns of white lettering at the bottom. This is part of a collection of textiles printed in various colors with crests and inscriptions connected to businesses. The patron for this piece appears to be Sawanotsuru (澤之鶴), a sake maker with a branch in Osaka. The label reads: "Temple of the large Daibutsu, Kyoto."

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