A Procession Delivering Bride's Trousseau to the Groom's House. Series “the Life of the Japanese”. Kawahara Keiga.

A Procession Delivering Bride's Trousseau to the Groom's House. Series “the Life of the Japanese”.
Collection MAE RAS: № 13-34/39(20)
Image ID: 3708349
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Museum inventory number:
№ 13-34/39(20)
Title:
A Procession Delivering Bride's Trousseau to the Groom's House. Series “the Life of the Japanese”.
Author:
Kawahara Keiga
Dating:
1820-s
Location:
Japan
Materials:
silk textile, Japanese watercolours, ink, golden powder, Japanese washigami paper, glue
Technics:
painting on silk
Dimensions, cm:
32.4 × 44.2
Collector:
Siebold, von Philipp Frantz
Commentation:
List depicts a procession of the bride’s family menage and porters carrying chests with her trousseau to the groom’s house. The chests are decorated with the same family crest – a five-pointed Japanese bellflower (Platycodon grandiflorum) with five swords, described above.