Japan - 1185-1333 (Kamakura Period) Komoku-ten Guardian of the west (wood)
Komoku-ten, Guardian of the West, one of a set of four Shitenno (Guardian Figures) Medium: Sculpture; wood and polychrome with gilt, crystal-inlaid eyes Dimensions: H x W: 66 x 33 cm (26 x 13 in) Type: Sculpture Origin: Japan Topic: Buddhism, Kamakura period (1185 - 1333), Japan, Komoku-ten, Japanese Art Credit Line: Purchase Date: 1185-1333 Period: Kamakura period Accession Number: F1976.12 Data Source: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Rights: Copyright with museum…
sewing patterns for historical clothing
Buy this pattern and easily make this lovely Frock Coat straight out of the Young Victoria movie. Full size paper patterns for Men's Frock Coat or Top Coat for the 1840s with narrow cuffs, attached wide skirts, side panel, and optional shoulder cape. Kne
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Facts of Japan - Important History Events Part I
The Age of Hunting The Jomon Culture The Paleolithic age started around 35000 years ago and people from Asian mainland settled in Japan. It is only at the end of Ice Age, around 10000 years ago, the Jomon culture developed in Japan. The Jomon...