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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.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”