A Japanese Meiji period silk embroidery / textile of a St Bernard
A Japanese Meiji period embroidery in fine silk thread on brown silk of a recumbent St. Bernard in short and tall grasses. Possibly inspired after a painting by Alexander Pope (American, 1848-1924). And possibly Sozayemon Nishimura of Kyoto and Tokyo purveyor to His Imperial Japanese Majesty's household.
Japanese circa 1905.
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