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Kozuka with Outdoor Curtain with Paulownia Crests
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Kozuka with Outdoor Curtain with Paulownia Crests


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The design is divided into two sections by a curtain hanging from a rope. The curtain is decorated with paulownia crests. Such a curtain would be used to create a tent or other enclosure at battlefields or outdoor outings by high-ranked people. This is only the decorative front plate of the kozuka.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions none
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
n.d.
Medium
shakudo, silver, gilt, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.892
Measurements
L: 2 11/16 in. (6.8 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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