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Silk embroidery of a lady reading a book illuminated by a light on a black ground

MISC 153 | Japan

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Title: Silk embroidery of a lady reading a book illuminated by a light on a black ground

Location: Japan

Materials: Silk embroidery

Dimensions: 56 x 46 cm (framed)

Accession Number: MISC 153

Other Notes: Made by the Takashimaya Company. Unsigned, Circa 1910. For a similar panel by S. Nishimura see Threads of Silver and Gold, Ashmolean Museum, no. 36. Another similar textile is illustrated in Hirota Takashi, Photo Albums of Exported Textiles Produced by Takashimaya, 2009, ref. 41-060, p.103.

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