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Tale of Genji

A work made of books: ink on paper with indigo-dyed paper covers with gold painted designs; case: lacquer.
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  • A work made of books: ink on paper with indigo-dyed paper covers with gold painted designs; case: lacquer.

Date:

18th/19th century

Artist:

Japanese

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Title

Tale of Genji

Place

Japan (Artist's nationality)

Date

Made 1701–1900

Medium

Books: Ink on paper with indigo-dyed paper covers with gold painted designs; Case: Lacquer

Dimensions

Lacquer Case: 42 × 28.6 × 22.7 cm (16 1/2 × 11 1/4 × 9 in.)

Credit Line

Anonymous Gift

Reference Number

2011.788a-b

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