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Works of Art (8)

Fireflies over the Uji River by Moonlight, Meiji period, Suzuki Shonen (Japanese), Hanging scroll; ink, gold, and color on silk (1979.72)
The Illustrated Life of Shinran (Shinran shônin eden), Edo period (1615–1868), 17th–18th century; Japan, Set of four hanging scrolls; ink, color, and gold on silk (2010.366a–d)
Night Rain at the Double-Shelf Stand, from the series Eight Parlor Views (Zashiki hakkei), Edo period, ca. 1766, Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese), Polychrome woodblock print; ink, color on paper (JP698)
Noh costume (karaori) with cypress fans and yûgao blossoms, Edo period, 18th–early 19th century, Japan, Brocaded twill-weave silk with supplementary weft patterning in metallic thread (61.151.6)
Scene from "Channel Buoys" (Miotsukushi), chapter 14 of the Tale of Genji, Nanbokuchô period (1336–92), late 14th century, Japan, Handscroll; ink and color on paper (1975.268.33)
Scene from "The Ivy" (Yadogiri): Chapter 49 of The Tale of Genji, Edo period (1615–1868), early 17th century; Studio of Tawaraya Sotatsu (Japanese), Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on paper (2006.570)
Scenes from the Tale of Genji: "The Royal Outing" (Miyuki, chapter 29), "A Boat upon the Waters" (Ukifune, chapter 51), and "The Gatehouse" (Sekiya, chapter 16), Momoyama period, 17th century, Tosa Mitsuyoshi (Japanese); Tosa Mitsuoki (Japanese), Pair of four-panel folding screens; ink, color, and gold on gilded paper (55.94.1–.2)
The Tale of Genji and Genji cards, Edo period, Reisai (Japanese), Woodblock print; ink and color on paper (JP2187)