Japanses photograph album with silk pages

Made:
Japan

Japanese photograph album 35 x 27cm. Wooden cover covered with red lacquer. With a bird and flower design in gold and black in the lacquer. Front has gold rectangular inset with two women in carved ivory round cooking pot (which is missing). Back has vase of flowers design in the lacquer. Contains twelve silk leaves with hand painted scenes. Pages for both cabinet and carte de visite photographs. Empty - album does not contain any photographs.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1990-5036/2854
Materials:
ivory, lacquer, silk, wood
type:
photograph album
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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