Baur

Uchishiki (altar cloth)

織物
日本

Subject/design:

Alternating rows of winged dragons, coral branches, and flaming jewels, set on a ground of stylized green and blue waves and a cypress-fence lattice.

Materials:

Silk with gold thread

Technique:

Nishiki, lampas

Date:

1843

Size:

70 x 67.5 cm

Place of origin:

Japan

Comments:

Inscription in ink on the lining: 天保十四年卯九月  町内西川與左工門 寄進

 “14th year of the Tenpô era [1843], year of the rabbit, in the 9th month, donated by Nishikawa Yozaemon”

Inventory number:

CB.TJ.1927.40

Copyright:

Baur Fondation

Photographer:

Marian Gérard