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Schichigosan
Schichigosan
Date:
ca. 1933
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Rayon; Warp-faced Plain Weave, Printed (silk Screen); Plain-weave Lining
Dimensions:
71.1 x 94 cm (28 x 37 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Asia
Accession Number:
2015.84.30
Acquisition Date:
2015-10-07
Credit Line:

Gift of Erik Jacobsen

Exhibition History:

Weapons of Mass Seduction: The Art of Propaganda, Wais and Knowles Galleries of Textile Arts, de Young Museum, 5/5/18 - 10/7/18

Worn by children for the Seven-Five-Three Festival. The Asahi newspaper trumpets the birth of the Crown Prince on 23 December 1933. Chinese and Japanese boys leap in celebration as victorious soldiers march by.