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Ben Franklin  Bridge, Black and White on canvas

Ben Franklin Bridge, Black and White on canvas

I want this for my Pea-Picker & Itty!!! I do love my girls! ----Daughter Love Mom Subway Art Sign Collage by astickyplace on Etsy, $35.00

I want this for my Pea-Picker & Itty!!! I do love my girls! ----Daughter Love Mom Subway Art Sign Collage by astickyplace on Etsy, $35.00

Bird and vine, by William Morris. England, 19th century

Bird and vine, by William Morris. England, 19th century

The above photo is from the Imperial War Museum collection © IWM (D 6412) and was taken in January 1942 and perhaps typifies the atmosphere that must have pervaded many parts of the city, post-Blitz.

The above photo is from the Imperial War Museum collection © IWM (D 6412) and was taken in January 1942 and perhaps typifies the atmosphere that must have pervaded many parts of the city, post-Blitz.

Border detail, Shah Jahan Album, c. 1620, India Ink, watercolor, and gold on paper, Mughal, period of Jahangir (Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Border detail, Shah Jahan Album, c. 1620, India Ink, watercolor, and gold on paper, Mughal, period of Jahangir (Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Suzuki Harunobu: The Seven Gods of Good Fortune in the Treasure Boat, with a Crane and Mount Fuji - Museum of Fine Arts

Suzuki Harunobu: The Seven Gods of Good Fortune in the Treasure Boat, with a Crane and Mount Fuji - Museum of Fine Arts

This is a Heian-style uwagi, in what *looks like* either koki murasaki or koki suou colours.  If it's koki murasaki, then it might would have been worn by an an Imperial woman (or someone depicting one.)  According to the ebook "Woven Treasures  of Japan’s Tawaraya Workshop" the woven patterns also can have meanings- for instance, a certain "...combination of cranes and hollyhocks is reserved  exclusively for the Empress." // Ome Kimono Museum, Tokyo

This is a Heian-style uwagi, in what *looks like* either koki murasaki or koki suou colours. If it's koki murasaki, then it might would have been worn by an an Imperial woman (or someone depicting one.) According to the ebook "Woven Treasures of Japan’s Tawaraya Workshop" the woven patterns also can have meanings- for instance, a certain "...combination of cranes and hollyhocks is reserved exclusively for the Empress." // Ome Kimono Museum, Tokyo

Small, simplified figurines of the seven gods can be bought in gift shops. There are regional variations as to what each god represents and what they look like.    (From left to right:)    The armor-clad Bishamonten, from India, is believed to protect people from evil and to guard their treasures. He is said to bring good fortune to poor people.  Hoteison is the only god based on a historical figure--a Zen monk who lived in China, believed to be the incarnation of the Buddhist saint…

Small, simplified figurines of the seven gods can be bought in gift shops. There are regional variations as to what each god represents and what they look like. (From left to right:) The armor-clad Bishamonten, from India, is believed to protect people from evil and to guard their treasures. He is said to bring good fortune to poor people. Hoteison is the only god based on a historical figure--a Zen monk who lived in China, believed to be the incarnation of the Buddhist saint…

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