A Japanese Folding Screen

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Gryffindor
published on 17 July 2019
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A Japanese folding screen or byobu, used to sperate room space in traditional homes. This example shows a scene from the Tale of Genji. H. 153.4 cm x W. 349.9 cm. 18th century CE. (Asian Art Museum, San Francisco)

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Gryffindor, . (2019, July 17). A Japanese Folding Screen. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11016/a-japanese-folding-screen/

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