"Blossoms", Rubbing from the Mieu Temple Urns
Bas Relief Rubbing on Rice Paper
Description: Black rubbing of a hillside, a tree in bloom and a calligraphic character on white rice paper.
Historical Context: This rubbing came from one of the "Nine Dynasty Urns" that stand in the courtyard of the Mieu Temple in the Imperial City in Hue, Vietnam. Built in 1821 by Emperor Minh Mang the temple was dedicated to ten Emperors of the Nguyen Dynasty.
Gift of Dale Schriemer and Mary Witte
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Library of Congress SubjectsVietnam--History--Nguyáº½Ì‚n dynasty, 1802-1945
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