12 UMMA Objects
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Nishijima Katsuyuki
Lantern Shop at Shimabaraguchi, Kyoto
20th century
Gift of the Marvin Felheim Collection
1983/1.273
<p>Shiny off-white Fukuro (double-sided) obi with interwoven light brown flowers and swallow motifs contained in a brown cloud-shaped motif.</p>
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Obi
20th century
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi
2013/2.385
<p>Black Nagoya obi with interwoven white, gold and red square diamonds.</p>
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Obi
20th century
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi
2013/2.383
<p>Red Maru (double sided) Obi with interwoven gold and Maroon patterns and motifs.</p>
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Obi
20th century
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi
2013/2.378
In this two-fold screen, the artist reveals the geometric beauty of the famous fifteenth-century stone garden at the Ryôanji temple, a UNESCO World Heritage site located in Kyoto.
Saitō Kiyoshi (Japanese (culture or style))
Ryôan-ji Stone Garden, Kyoto
1957
Gift of the artist
1959/2.86
<p>Gray-purple chirimen komon kimono with interwoven tree bark motifs with a purple and white inner lining.</p>
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Kimono
20th century
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi
2013/2.476
<p>light lavender houmongi chirimen kimono with yuzen-dyed white and colorful pine, boat, wave, grave, and crane, motifs with small gold embroidered portions with one family crest with a white and lavender inner lining.</p>
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Kimono
1925 – 1999
Gift of Mrs. Kazuko Miyake
2016/2.68
Black with matte black circle and scroll design. Water crests are of many types, designs based on flowing water, water in ponds, or other inspirations. The flowing water motif, with its distinctive S sharped formned by the parallel lines, can be found in Yayoi period artifacts. &nbsp;This particular water crests called &quot;Kanze Whirlpools&quot;. &nbsp;The Kanze family, head of one of the schools of Noh, used this design of a whirlpool of water as the ritual motif for the head of the Kanze school
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Obi
20th century
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi
2013/2.379
<p>Beige and gold fukuro (double-sided) obi with patched gold cloud motifs and heron (bird)</p>
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Obi
20th century
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi
2013/2.387
<p>Pale pink Fukuro (single sided) obi with interwoven silver and gold floral brocade in interwoven rhombi of green, coral, and red.</p>
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Obi
20th century
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi
2013/2.375
<p>Light beige Fukuro (single sided) obi with gold brocade featuring geometric, floral, and animal motifs.</p>
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Obi
20th century
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi
2013/2.376
<p>Shiny beige Fukuro (single sided) obi with interwoven motifs in a Kumodori Mon (cloud-shaped pattern).</p>
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Obi
20th century
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi
2013/2.377
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