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The Mongol Invasion
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The Mongol Invasion


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Description The Mongols invaded Japan twice, in 1274 and 1281, and twice they were repulsed with the help of a sudden typhoon (a kamikaze or "divine wind"). Kawasaki Jimbei II began to produced large-scale silk tapestries following his visit to France in 1886. This tapestry was based on a full-size oil painting by Morizumo Yugyo (1854-1927).
Exhibitions
  • From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2014-2016.
Provenance Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St. Louis; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1904, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1904

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Period
ca. 1904 (Meiji)
Medium
woven silk
(Textiles)
Accession Number
82.25
Measurements
143 5/8 x 119 in. (364.8 x 302.3 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)

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