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2006.44.2561 (RS86706)

Description

Framed cut velvet picture, depicting a river scene, oriented verically. On the left half, is a river and a small bark with two people. In the background is a chain of hills. On the rght half is a sloping hill with pine trees.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"From William H. Gardner,/Artistic Picture Framing,/163 Essex Street, Salem, Mass./ Mary D. Harris brought /from Japan in 1901/gave it M. O. Phillips"
"How the well-known/Yuzen-Birodo, or Cut-velvet,/is made./Inventor and Manufacturer: Sozayemon Nishimura,/Kioto, Japan" (The title is followed by a description a the cut-velvet technique)
Material
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
cut velvet
paper (fiber product)
Picture
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
11.5 x 13/16 (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.2561
GUSN
224745

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