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Priest's robe (kesa)

Medium:
Silk
Dimensions:
H x W: 200.2 x 117 cm (78 13/16 x 46 1/16 in)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Origin:
Japan
Date:
20th century
Period:
Showa era
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
flower  Search this
water  Search this
mountain  Search this
Showa era (1926 - 1989)  Search this
Japan  Search this
priest  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
weft patterning  Search this
brocade  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1956.33a
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Priest's stole (ohi)

Medium:
Silk
Dimensions:
H x W: 200.2 x 117 cm (78 13/16 x 46 1/16 in)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1926-1956
Period:
Showa era
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
flower  Search this
Showa era (1926 - 1989)  Search this
Japan  Search this
priest  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
weft patterning  Search this
brocade  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1956.33b
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Priest's shoulder sash

Medium:
Silk
Dimensions:
H x W: 200.2 x 117 cm (78 13/16 x 46 1/16 in)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1926-1956
Period:
Showa era
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
flower  Search this
Showa era (1926 - 1989)  Search this
Japan  Search this
priest  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
knotting  Search this
crochet  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1956.33c
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Cut velvet hanging tapestry

Medium:
Velvet
Dimensions:
H x W: 3.4 x 197 cm (1 5/16 x 77 9/16 in)
Type:
Furniture and Furnishing
Costume and Textile
Origin:
China
Date:
18th-19th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
dragon  Search this
flower  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
bat  Search this
China  Search this
embroidery  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
satin stitch  Search this
velvet  Search this
cut velvet  Search this
rugmaking  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer
Accession Number:
F1968.51
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Cushion Cover

Medium:
Velvet, silk and metallic thread
Dimensions:
H x W: 87.5 x 63.5 cm (34 7/16 x 25 in)
Type:
Furniture and Furnishing
Costume and Textile
Origin:
Turkey
Date:
late 16th-early 17th century
Period:
Ottoman period
Topic:
flower  Search this
tulip  Search this
Ottoman period (1307 - 1922)  Search this
Turkey  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
carnation  Search this
velvet  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1980.201
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Textile fragment (forgery)

Medium:
Silk
Dimensions:
H x W: 32.2 x 30 cm (12 11/16 x 11 13/16 in)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Origin:
Iran
Date:
20th century
Topic:
tree  Search this
forgery  Search this
warrior  Search this
Iran  Search this
prisoner  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
weft patterning  Search this
brocade  Search this
twill  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1981.28
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Woven (kesi) couplet

Medium:
Silk and metallic threads (kesi weave)
Dimensions:
H x W (each): 207.5 x 27 cm (81 11/16 x 10 5/8 in)
Type:
Furniture and Furnishing
Costume and Textile
Origin:
China
Date:
18th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
Qianlong reign (1736 - 1796)  Search this
China  Search this
couplet  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
tapestry  Search this
slit tapestry  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift in honor of Elizabeth and William S. Weedon by Marion and Stanton P. Nolan
Accession Number:
F1986.28a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Cushion cover

Medium:
Compound satin and velvet
Dimensions:
H x W: 175 x 128.5 cm (68 7/8 x 50 9/16 in)
Type:
Furniture and Furnishing
Costume and Textile
Origin:
Turkey
Date:
ca. 1600
Period:
Ottoman period
Topic:
Ottoman period (1307 - 1922)  Search this
Turkey  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
weft patterning  Search this
brocade  Search this
satin  Search this
velvet  Search this
cut velvet  Search this
voided velvet  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1998.306
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery 04: Engaging the Senses: Art in the Islamic World
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1998.306

Summer chaofu (formal court dress) for a top-rank prince

Medium:
Silk gauze with embroidery in silk and metallic-wrapped threads
Dimensions:
H x W: 141 x 170.2 cm (55 1/2 x 67 in)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Date:
ca. 1820-1875
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
dragon  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
embroidery  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
robe  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Shirley Z. Johnson
Accession Number:
F2015.7
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Wrapping cloth (furoshiki) with logo of Kyoto Bijutsu Club

Medium:
Cotton cloth
Dimensions:
H x W: 84.5 × 85.5 cm (33 1/4 × 33 11/16 in)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Origin:
Kyoto, Japan
Date:
mid 20th century
Period:
Showa era
Topic:
cherry blossom  Search this
Showa era (1926 - 1989)  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
stencil dyeing  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F2016.20.17
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Mouth cover for tea-leaf storage jar (kuchioi)

Medium:
Silk with gold brocade and plain-weave silk
Dimensions:
H x W (a-cover): 34.5 × 34.5 cm (13 9/16 × 13 9/16 in)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
China
Date:
15th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
tea  Search this
Japan  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
tea ceremony  Search this
brocade  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F2016.20.3a-c
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Cord for securing mouth cover for tea-leaf storage jar (kuchio)

Medium:
Silk with synthetic dye
Dimensions:
H (length) x Diam (a-cord): 132 × 0.6 cm (51 15/16 × 1/4 in)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
Japan
Date:
late 19th-early 20th century
Period:
Meiji era
Topic:
Meiji era (1868 - 1912)  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
braiding  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F2016.20.4a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Net bag for displaying tea-leaf storage jar (ami)

Medium:
Silk with indigo dye
Dimensions:
H x W (a-bag): 85.5 × 11.4 cm (33 11/16 × 4 1/2 in)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
Kyoto or Sakai, Japan
Date:
16th century
Period:
Muromachi or Momoyama period
Topic:
Muromachi period (1333 - 1573)  Search this
tea  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
knotting  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F2016.20.5a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Mat for display of tea-leaf storage jar (shikigoromo)

Medium:
Silk
Dimensions:
H x W (a-mat): 25.4 × 25.2 cm (10 × 9 15/16 in)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
China
Date:
mid 16th-mid 17th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
tea  Search this
Japan  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
damask  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F2016.20.6a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Mouth cover and tying cord for tea-leaf storage jar Chigusa

Artist:
Tsuchida Yuko XII (born 1939)  Search this
Medium:
Silk textile and silk cord
Dimensions:
H x W x D (a. mouth cover: ): 16.5 × 29.5 × 29.5 cm (6 1/2 × 11 5/8 × 11 5/8 in)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
Kyoto, Japan
Date:
2013
Period:
Heisei era
Topic:
tea  Search this
Heisei era (1989 - present)  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
tea ceremony  Search this
brocade  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F2016.22a-d
Restrictions & Rights:
Undetermined copyright
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Rank badge with Lion

Medium:
Silk
Dimensions:
H x W: 36.2 × 35.6 cm (14 1/4 × 14 in)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Origin:
China
Date:
Late 14th - early 15th Century
Period:
Early Ming dynasty
Topic:
lion  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
cloud  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Shirley Z. Johnson in appreciation of Jan Stuart
Accession Number:
F2017.10
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Accordion album with 394 15th-19th century textile fragments

Medium:
Silk, paper, fabric and opaque pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D (album, closed): 36.5 × 23.8 × 5.7 cm (14 3/8 × 9 3/8 × 2 1/4 in)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Album
Origin:
Japan and China
Date:
19th century
Period:
Edo period or Meiji era
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
Meiji era (1868 - 1912)  Search this
book  Search this
Japan  Search this
China  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Alan Kennedy
Accession Number:
F2017.11.1a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Rank badge – double phoenix

Medium:
Silk
Dimensions:
H x W: 33.6 × 38.7 cm (13 1/4 × 15 1/4 in)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Origin:
China
Date:
15th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
peony  Search this
phoenix  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
slit tapestry  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Shirley Z. Johnson
Accession Number:
F2017.7
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Pair of rank badges – lions

Medium:
Silk
Dimensions:
H x W (.1): 32.6 × 35.8 cm (12 13/16 × 14 1/8 in)
H x W (.2): 34 × 35.6 cm (13 3/8 × 14 in)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Origin:
China
Date:
16th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
peony  Search this
lion  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
water  Search this
cloud  Search this
China  Search this
rock  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Shirley Z. Johnson
Accession Number:
F2017.8.1-2
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Rank badge - two egrets

Medium:
Silk
Dimensions:
H x W: 32.4 × 36.9 cm (12 3/4 × 14 1/2 in)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Origin:
China
Date:
15th-early 16th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
cloud  Search this
egret  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Shirley Z. Johnson
Accession Number:
F2017.9
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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