Picture

Collection Type

  • Art

GUSN

GUSN-224745

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

Descriptive Terms

cut velvet
wood (plant material)
paper (fiber product)
Picture

Inscription

"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)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

11.5 x 13/16 (WxD) (inches)

Accession Number

2006.44.2561