Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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temple furnishing
  • Japan
  • temple furnishing, 1800s, Edo period (1600–1868) or Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • silk, foil, paper, patchwork, weaving
  • Length/Width/Depth: 99 x 34 cm
    Length/Width/Depth: 39 x 13 1/4 in
  • Gift of Rose K. Auerbach
  • Not on display
  • 1967.0044
Description

Patchwork temple furnishing with a polychrome design of fans on a faded red ground. Faded blue lining. The fans are golden orange with gray-green, blue, and white. It is constructed of numerous pieces, 14 patches total.