Segment of the Lotus Sutra (Hokekyō)

Artist: Attributed to Kujō Kanezane (Japanese, 1149–1207)
Period: Heian period (794–1185)
Date: 12th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Hanging scroll; ink on colored paper decorated with cut gold (kirikane), sprinkled gold (sunago), and silver leaf
Dimensions: 10 x 3 9/16 in. (25.4 x 9.1 cm)
Classification: Paintings
Credit Line: Purchase, Friends of Asian Art Gifts, 1990
Accession Number: 1990.116

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