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Bavarian
Female with Floral Motif
1983/2.5

French (French (culture or style))
Silk Panel
1755 – 1770
The Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
1972/2.258
The colorful strips of brocade at the top and bottom of this panel feature a woven design of ivy and peonies entwined around cartwheels, bamboo, and stylized diamonds. A wide rectangular fragment of an obi (sash for kimono) lie at the center of the textile. It is an almost abstract design of boats tossed in a frothy sea. The warm, muted tones of the gold are matched in color selections of mauve, and muted purple, blue, and green threads.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
One of Four Panels of Textile Fragments: Obi Brocades
1600 – 1799
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design
1972/2.44.2

Jin Nong
Lotus Blossom, one of a pair of album leaves
1754 – 1756
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1996/2.28
A square ceramic inkwell with a motif of a bird on a branch on one side and a motif of flowers on the other. The base of the inkwell is beige and the pictures are green and black.
Artist Unknown
Martin Bros. London, 296.S patt. 4-sided inkwell, pot liner, bird, blue & gray stone ware, flowers on panels
1875 – 1975
Gift in loving memory of Donald Maxwell Robiner from his family
2010/1.245
Aqua-gold fabric woven from turquoise warp and aqua-and pale gold-covered paper (kinran) weft, for a shimmering aqua-gold ground.  The deco-style daffodil patterns are surihaku in three shades of gold.  Plain weave aqua silk lining.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Aqua and gold ffukuro obi with gold daffodil design
1970
2005/1.333
Autumn flowers are painted in colored lacquer on plates of gold leaf. The quiet, natural plant motifs stand out against the glittering square of gold.
Shibata Zeshin
Plate with Floral Design, one of five
1879 – 1890
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1968/2.57
White porcelain bottle decorated with floral scrolls in black ink in two places on the shoulders. The neck has been broken but the remainder has been ground smooth.<br />
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This white porcelain bottle is decorated with floral scrolls with black ink on the shoulder in two places. Its neck has been broken off and lost, while the remainer has been ground to smooth it. The bottle was modeled by traditional methods but was decorated with the imported pigment containing artificial chemicals. Blue-and-white porcelain using this kind of pigment was mostly produced during the Japanese colonial period (1910-1945).<br />
[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art (2014) p.181]
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Blue-and-white Bottle with Flower and Foliage Design
1900 – 1925
Gift and partial purchase from Bruce and Inta Hasenkamp, purchase with funds from Elder and Mrs Sang-Yong Nam
2021/1.154
Autumn flowers are painted in colored lacquer on plates of gold leaf. The quiet, natural plant motifs stand out against the glittering square of gold.
Shibata Zeshin
Plate with Floral Design, one of five
1879 – 1890
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1968/2.59
Autumn flowers are painted in colored lacquer on plates of gold leaf. The quiet, natural plant motifs stand out against the glittering square of gold.
Shibata Zeshin
Plate with Floral Design, one of five
1879 – 1890
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1968/2.58
A fragment of unglazed earthenware: approximately half of a round, molded roof tile, depicting a central lotus flower in relief. 
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Roof Tile
7th century
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Peter Greiner
1979/2.6
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