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A girl seen in profile sits, knitting something red. There is a table beyond her and a fireplace with a fan above on the wall on the right side.
Camille Pissarro
Young Girl Knitting (Jeune fille tricotant)
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art

Zhang Wendao (Chang Wen-tao)
Museum Purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

William T. Wiley (American (North American))
Eerie Grotto? Okini
Museum Purchase

Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
One of Nine Panels, each with various pieces of textile
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Embroidery fragments (containers and fans)
20th century
Gift of Doris and Herbert Sloan
Yo no naka ni &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; A fine example<br />
mi no nariidete&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;of success to emulate<br />
omou koto &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;A lowely eggplant<br />
nasu wa medetaki&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; ripens and brings forth fruit<br />
tameshi narikeri&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;accomplishing its goal in life
Ōtagaki Rengetsu
Eggplant and Calligraphy
19th century
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
In this fan painting mounted as an album leaf, a fishing boat is moored at shore. Water stretches to the right, and above it calligraphic text recounting the story of Peach Blossom Spring. To the left of the boat, are green riverbanks, blossoming peach trees, and a man in a small cave.
Qiu Ying
Peach Blossom Spring
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Utagawa Yoshitora
Gentleman at a Courtesan's House by the Bay
1855 – 1870
Gift of Pearl Sellards
White neckband of leno weave in a stripe.  Silk leno crepe with twill design of fans among waves.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Pale aqua silk underkimono with woven designs of fans scattered among waves
1950 – 1999
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi

French (French (culture or style))
Lady with Fan
18th century
Bequest of Doris Margaret Grigaut for the Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
Chinese ink painting on a fan with drawings on the front and a poem on the back.
Wang Mengbai
Pair of Mandarin Ducks (Fan)
1915 – 1925
Gift of Sharlynn and Andrew Circo, in memory of Sotokichi Katsuizumi
A man and a woman gaze at eachother at the center of this print. The woman’s hair is decorated with large pins, and she wears an elegant blue robe with white flowers. She holds a koto on her lap and a writing brush in her right hand. On the back of the koto are the characters go dai riki. The man holds a pipe in his hand and sits with his back against her legs. He wears a black robe with white hatches.<br /><br />
Inscriptions: Geisha Koman; Satsuma Gengobei; Toyokuni ga (Artist's signature); To, Asakusa, Namiki, Daitora han (Publisher's seal); aratame, tatsu 6 (Censor's seal)<br />
Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese (culture or style))
New Satsuma Style Made to Order: Iwai Kumesaburō III as Geisha Koman and Kataoka Gadō II as Satsuma Gengobei
Gift of Dr. James Hayes