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Title: Letter in Kana Characters
Myōe Kōben 明恵高弁 (Japanese, 1173–1232)
Period: Kamakura period (1185–1333)
Date: early 13th century, probably 1220s
Medium: Hanging scroll; ink on paper
Image: 11 × 19 in. (27.9 × 48.2 cm)
Overall with mounting: 42 11/16 × 19 3/4 in. (108.4 × 50.2 cm)
Overall with knobs: 42 11/16 × 22 in. (108.4 × 55.9 cm)
Credit Line: Mary and Cheney Cowles Collection, Gift of Mary and Cheney Cowles, 2020
Accession Number: 2020.396.2
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