Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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decorative roof tiles
  • Ryūryūkyo Shinsai
    active: Japan
  • decorative roof tiles, circa 1820, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1459

Color print of decorative roof tiles in shades of green, red, yellow, and blue. There is a tile in the right side of the composition which is in the shape of a dragon. There is calligraphy in the top of the print.