Album. Painting/poem cards measure 7" x 6 1/4". Overall measurements are 10 1/8" x 8 3/4".
Beautiful 18th century collection of paintings and poems bound together in concertina style binding. Included are seven small paintings (ink and color on paper) of various subject matter and signed by different Kano School artists. Six of these paintings are accompanied by poems by famous poets written in calligraphy over marbled paper, each labeled with the names of the calligraphers. The cover is made of gilt brocade fabric and the inside end papers are of shita-e further embellished with gold flecks.