Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown maker from Japan
  • ohi, 1700s or 1800s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • silk, foil, paper, twill, patchwork
  • Object Length/Width: 31.7 x 155.7 cm
    Object Length/Width: 61 1/4 x 12 1/2 in
  • Gift in memory of James H. Walker Jr., by his family
  • Not on display
  • 1993.0347
Label Text

Ohi with a stylized design of coral, flaming pearls, and waves. The fabric was cut and repieced, the Four Guardian Deities are depicted in the four corners of the ohi. The designs are pink and brown on a green ground.