Asian Art

Karyobinga

13th century

Silk gauze weave, design in painted first with "tan" color then lacquer with applied gold filings; mounted on cloth-covered board

12 7/16 x 12 11/16 in. (31.6 x 32.3 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1937.5625
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Kamakura period (1185–1333)
Classification: 
Textiles
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Yamanaka, New York, 1933

Bibliography: 

George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 43, no. 65, ill.

Loretta N Staples, A Sense of Pattern: Textile Masterworks from the Yale University Art Gallery, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1981), 17, no. 9, ill.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 309, ill.

Sadako Ohki, “Japanese Art at Yale,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2007): 30.

Mimi Hall Yiengpruksawan, “The Interstitial Buddha: Picturing the Death of Sakyamuni,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2007): 51–52, fig. 7.

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