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Calligraphy: Lotus Sutra Written in Minute Characters (National Treasure) and Old Documents, Textiles: Various Techniques

"Calligraphy: Lotus Sutra Written in Minute Characters (National Treasure) and Old Documents, Textiles: Various Techniques"

The Gallery of Horyuji Treasures Room 6  May 9, 2017 (Tue) - June 4, 2017 (Sun)

  
Cloth, With paired birds and bead roundels design on reddish purple ground, Asuka–Nara period, 7th–8th century

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

Textiles:
Cloth, With paired birds and bead roundels design on reddish purple ground, Asuka–Nara period, 7th–8th century
Cloth, With flowers in bead roundels design on red ground,
Asuka–Nara period, 7th–8th century
Pieces of Cloth, With paired phoenixes and bead roundels design on light brown ground,
Asuka–Nara period, 7th–8th century
Fragment of Cloth, With lateral stripes design in assorted colors,
Formerly preserved at Horyuji, Nara period, 8th century