“Tsubo kazari hiinagata,” facsimile of handbook on ornamental knots for a tea-leaf storage jar

Artist: Tsuchida Yuko XII (born 1939)
Historical period(s)
Heisei era, 2012
Ink on paper, silk cords, with wooden box
H x W (a: sheet with replica knots): 19.8 × 58 cm (7 13/16 × 22 13/16 in) H x W (b: document with text describing knots): 25.7 × 68 cm (10 1/8 × 26 3/4 in)
Japan, Kyoto
Credit Line
Gift of Omotesenke Fushin’an
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view


Heisei era (1989 - present), Japan, tea ceremony
Provenance research underway.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
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