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Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper; unmounted
Overall: 236.5 x 80.3 cm (93 1/8 x 31 5/8 in.)
Gift of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth in memory of Alan Priest 1998.119.4
This set of four colorful hanging scrolls may have been used in an outdoor Buddhist ritual to evoke heavenly blessings.
This set of four colorful hanging scrolls may have been used in an outdoor Buddhist ritual to evoke heavenly blessings. Each hanging scroll bears four different character; tiger, dragon, whistle, and recite. Traditionally, tiger and dragon belong to the four directional guards, respectively west and east.
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