Kyudo Kimono - Archery

Kyudo literally means “The Way of the Bow” and is the Japanese martial art of archery. Kyudo is one of the oldest arts in Japan.

Nyoirin Kannon (Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara in the form of Chintamanichakra). Japan; Kamakura period (1185-1333), early 14th century.

Nyoirin Kannon (Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara in the form of Chintamanichakra), Japan, Early Century, Kamakura Period

Wedding Headdress - 19th century

Wedding headdress fourth quarter century Culture: German (Bavarian) Medium: cotton, glass, metal, paper Dimensions: 6 x 11 in.

the detail of wooden Nio statue of Zenko-ji temple in Nagano, Japan. Made by Koun TAKAMURA (1852-1934) and Unkai YONEKURA (1869-1925)

Detail of wooden Nio statue of Zenko-ji temple in Nagano, Japan. Made by Koun…

Robe

the intricate detail. Early century Chinese Women's Robe // Material: silk, metal // Dimensions: Length: 42 in. cm) // Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Clinton H.

Artifact at Nara Todai-ji temple , Japan.  August 23, 2014, by photographer Eiji Murakami on Flickr.  Copyright Eiji Murakami

Artifact at Nara Todai-ji temple , Japan. August by photographer Eiji Murakami

19th century Chinese Women's Robe // Medium: silk // Dimensions: Length at CB: 53 1/2 in. (135.9 cm) // Credit Line: Gift of Polaire Weissman, 1978 // Accession Number: 1978.252.5

century Chinese Women's Robe // Medium: silk // Dimensions: Length at CB: 53 in. cm) // Credit Line: Gift of Polaire Weissman, 1978 // Accession ✿⊱╮Number:

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