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Calligraphy: Lotus Sutra Written in Minute Characters and Old Documents, Textiles: Brocades from Horyuji Temple and the Shosoin Repository in Nara

"Calligraphy: Lotus Sutra Written in Minute Characters and Old Documents, Textiles: Brocades from Horyuji Temple and the Shosoin Repository in Nara"

The Gallery of Horyuji Treasures Room 6  April 11, 2017 (Tue) - May 7, 2017 (Sun)

  

Including:
Calligraphy:
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Sutra Case of the Hokke-kyo (Lotus Sutra) Written in Minute Characters,
Tang dynasty, 7–8th century, China (National Treasure)

Textiles:
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Brocade, Stylized lionhead design on striped ground,
Formerly preserved in the Shosoin Repository, Todaiji, Nara period, 8th century
Brocade, Large karahana floral design on pale blue ground,
Formerly preserved in the Shosoin Repository, Todaiji, Nara period, 8th century