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Asian Art

Frame containing sixteen fragments of embroidery.

8th century
12 1/8 × 14 5/8 in. (30.8 × 37.1 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1942.100
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Nara period (710–94 C.E.)
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Said to have come from the Horyuji Temple, Ikaruga, Japan; Yamanaka & Co., New York liquidation sale; Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955) New York; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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