University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-96-557
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Section:Asian
Materials:Linen
Iconography:Ebisu
Daikokuten
Bishamonten
Benzaiten
Jurojin
Hotei
Kichijoten
Length: 391cm
Width: 87cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

Description

Coarse cloth banner for theaters or Buddhist temples. Painted with bright colors with seven luck deities (七 福神, shichi fukujin), symbolizing good luck and longevity.


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