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Anoku-Fu Sutra, from 1183 to 1185

  • Japanese

Gold and silver ink on indigo paper; gilded copper or silver roller

  • Overall: 10 × 123 inches (25.4 × 312.4 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, L. A. Young Fund

61.5

Stamp, in red, between the frontispiece and the first line of the sutra text: Jingoji [seal]

Inscribed, in gold, in Chinese characters: [a Buddhist text]

Jingoji (Kyoto, Japan). Harry C. Nail

1961-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Bulletin of the DIA 44, no. 3 (1965): p. 47 (ill.). Handbook of the Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1971, p. 53.

Japanese, Anoku-Fu Sutra, from 1183 to 1185, gold and silver ink on indigo paper; gilded copper or silver roller. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, L. A. Young Fund, 61.5.