Book of Paintings by the Empress Nagako
13 1/4 in. x 14 1/4 in. x 1 in. (33.66 cm x 36.2 cm x 2.54 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2005.6.18.a-b
Geography: Asia, Japan
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Paintings; Watercolors and Gouaches
Collection: Elizabeth Gray Vining '23 Collection
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- Asian - Refers to the cultures of the continent of Asia, which is in the eastern hemisphere, and is bounded by the Pacific Ocean, the Indian Ocean, the Arctic Ocean, and is generally considered to be delimited on the west by the Ural Mountains. It also refers to the numerous islands off the coast of Asia.
- empresses - Refers to female sovereigns of empires, which are political units that comprise a number of territories or nations and are ruled by a single supreme authority. The term may also refer to the wives and widows of emperors.
- Japanese - Nationality, periods, cultures, and styles found in Japan, either in historical times or in the present.
- paintings - Unique works in which images are formed primarily by the direct application of pigments suspended in oil, water, egg yolk, molten wax, or other liquid, arranged in masses of color, onto a generally two-dimensional surface.
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