Karyobinga Maker: Unknown

13th century

Asian Art

Not on view


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


12 7/16 × 12 11/16 in. (31.6 × 32.3 cm)

Credit Line

Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore

Accession Number



Kamakura period (1185–1333)


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Yamanaka & Co., New York; purchased in 1933 by Mrs. William H. Moore (Ada Small Moore) (1858–1955), New York; gift in 1937 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

  • Mimi Hall Yiengpruksawan, "The Interstitial Buddha: Picturing the Death of Sakyamuni," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2007): 51–52, fig. 7.
  • Sadako Ohki, "Japanese Art at Yale," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2007): 30.
  • Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 309, 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.
  • George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 43, no. 65, ill.

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