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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
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
This is a print of a man and a woman.  The man stands in front, two swords at his side, holding out a fan in his right hand.  He wears a green and yellow patterned jacket and a short blue robe.  The fan is black with a red circle.  The woman stands behind him, looking slightly downward.  She holds a floral patterned jacket around her shoulders.  Her robe is orange with a black sash.  There are lines of calligraphy along the top of the print.<br />
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Inscriptions: Artist’s signature: Kuniyasu ga; Publisher’s seal: Matsugen; Censor’s seal: Kiwame; Kumagai jirō Naozane, Bandō Mitsugorō; Nyōbō Sagami, Segawa Kikunojō
Kuniyasu (Japanese (culture or style))
Ichi no tani futaba gunki: Bandō Mitsugorō III as Kumagai jirō Naozane and Segawa Kikunojō V as Wife Sagami
1815 – 1831
Gift of Dr. James Hayes
<p>pale brown-green silk fukuro (single-sided) obi with embroidered orange, yellow, and silver gunbai uchiwa (fan held by sumo wrestler referee) motif decorated with white, maroon, and pink wisteria, cherry blossoms, chrysanthemums, camellias,&nbsp; autumnal foliage, and orange ribbons with gold and silver cloud motifs.</p>
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
1925 – 1999
Gift of Mrs. Kazuko Miyake

French (French (culture or style))
Lady with Fan
18th century
Bequest of Doris Margaret Grigaut for the Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
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