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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1935.36.71
Title
Paper God: Daoist Goddess of Wisdom for Young Children
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
early 20th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China, Beijing
Period
Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/206658
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Woodblock print; ink on paper; with printed inscription reading from right to left: "Yin Meng Niangniang" ("Goddess of Wisdom for Young Children"). Probably from Beijing; part of a possible set of paper gods 1935.36.62-.81.
Dimensions
21.1 x 41.3 cm (8 5/16 x 16 1/4 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Langdon Warner
Accession Year
1935
Object Number
1935.36.71
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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