A Mirror of Hands Album (tekagami 手鑑), front side, pages 024-025

Item

Title

A Mirror of Hands Album (tekagami 手鑑), front side, pages 024-025

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)

Measurements

W: 27.5 x L: 40.0 x H: 11.0 cm

Description

Most likely compiled during the late Edo period, circa first half of the 19th century. Includes Fragments: 058-063.

Relation

Item sets

Tekagami two-page spread 024-025