A Mirror of Hands Album (tekagami 手鑑), front side, pages 008-009

Item

Title

A Mirror of Hands Album (tekagami 手鑑), front side, pages 008-009

Calligrapher

Various Artists

Culture

Mostly Japan, few sutra fragments from Korea

Style/period

Nara-Edo period

Date

8th–17th century

Material

Accordion-style album of 319 calligraphy fragments; ink or gold on paper, some on dyed or decorated paper, tanzaku (poem slips) or shikishi (poem cards)

Description

Most likely compiled during the late Edo period, circa first half of the 19th century. Includes Fragments: 016-021.

Relation

Item sets

Tekagami two-page spread 008-009