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Medium:
Silk
Dimensions:
H x W: 184.8 x 95.6 cm (72 3/4 x 37 5/8 in)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1615-1868
Period:
Edo period
Provenance:
To 1916
Yamanaka & Company, to 1916 [1]
From 1916 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1916 [2]
From 1920
The Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] Undated folder sheet note. See Reserved Textile List, R. 203, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. The majority of Charles Lang Freer’s purchases from Yamanaka & Company were made at its New York branch. Yamanaka & Company maintained branch offices, at various times, in Boston, Chicago, London, Peking, Shanghai, Osaka, Nara, and Kyoto. During the summer, the company also maintained seasonal locations in Newport, Bar Harbor, and Atlantic City.
[2] See note 1.
[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
Collection:
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Previous custodian or owner:
Yamanaka and Co. 山中商会 (1917-1965) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
Japan  Search this
monk  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.667
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3aed6d466-33f4-438c-9f23-35066cc71400
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1916.667