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Four Poems Written on Shikishi Mats by the Princesses


7 in. x 8 1/2 in. (17.78 cm x 21.59 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2005.6.55.a-b
Geography: Asia, Japan
Classification: Documents and Documentary Artifacts
Culture/Nationality: Japanese
Collection: Elizabeth Gray Vining '23 Collection

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  • Japanese - Nationality, periods, cultures, and styles found in Japan, either in historical times or in the present.
  • poems - Written or oral compositions characterized by condensed language chosen for sound and suggestive power as well as meaning, and by the use of such literary techniques as structured meter, natural cadences, rhyme, or metaphor.
  • princesses - Refers to a female sovereign or ruler. It may also refer to certain female members of royal families, typically the wives of princes or the daughters and granddaughters of sovereigns.

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This object was included in the following exhibitions:
  • The Tale of Genji: From Princesses to Pop Bryn Mawr College , Jan 25, 2017 – Mar 5, 2017

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