Yearly Archives: 2013

Ghost I met

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Images featured on the left panel: Japan
Stand cover, silk with patterns of flowering trees, loins and human figures (Shōsō-in temple, Japan, 8C)
Embroidery on silk, Tenjukoku (Heavenly Paradise) scene (Chugu-ji temple, Japan, 7C)
Stand cover, silk with kyokechi-dyed designs of flowering trees and paired-birds (Shōsō-in temple, Japan, 8C)
Nishiki (brocade) with archers chasing lions (Hōryū-ji temple, Japan, 7C)
Suigetsu-Kannon (Buddha statue) (Tōkei-ji temple, Japan, 13C)
Kimono of Maiko, which refers to a dancing girl, an apprentice geisha (Japan, 20C)
Kimono (Japan, Taishō era; 1912-1926)
Kyōgen (traditional Japanese comic theater) costume (Japan, 20C)
Noh (classical Japanese musical drama) costume (Japan, 20C)
Oiran (courtesan) costume (Japan, Edo era; 1600-1867)
Farmer’s trousers (Japan, 19C)
Silk shoes with nishiki (brocade), and silk with embroidered flowers (Shōsō-in temple, Japan, 8C)

Images featured on the right panel: West
Tunic, Coptic textile (Egypt, 7C)
Tunic with flower ornaments, Coptic textile (Egypt, 9-10C)
Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden with Virtues, Gobelin (England, 17C)
David and Bathsheba, Gobelin (England, 17C)
The Finding of Moses, embroidery (England, 17C)
Border bobbin lace (Italy, 17C)
Book of Durrow, carpet page, Celtic pattern (Ireland, 7C)
Louis XIV, Hyacinthe Rigaud (France, 1701)
Hermes and the Infant Dionysus, Praxiteles (ancient Greece, Unknown)
The moneychanger and his wife, Marinus van Reymerswaele (Spain, 1539)
Ecstasy of Saint Teresa, Gian Lorenzo Bernini (Italy, 17C)
Dress, muslin with silk embroidery (probably India for the Western market, 1800)
Dress, silk with warp-and weft-float patterning (France, 1775)
Tennis dress, cotton (England, 1885)