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screen with osugata (Buddhist pilgrimage prints)
  • Japan
  • screen with osugata (Buddhist pilgrimage prints), mid 1900s, Showa period (1926–1989); prints from Edo period (1600–1868) to Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • ink on paper, wood blocks, mounted on paper-panel screen
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 134 x 263 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 149.2 x 279 cm
  • Gift of David H. Weinglass and Marilyn Carbonell
  • Not on display
  • 2001.0076
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Six panel folding screen with variety of small prints (pilgrimage prints) pasted on black paper. The first panel depicts a painted Amida raigo scene and the last is painted with blossoming lotus and leaves. White and pink lotus petals are floating throughout the panels. The pilgrimage prints are woodblock prints of various sizes and depicts various icons. They are from numerous temples, being assumed to have been collected on pilgrimages to Shikoku and Saikoku. The other three frames depict iconographic images of various deities with their titles.