- Pairs of panels hinged together; used by ancient Romans for writing tablets, often having images on the outer surfaces. In Medieval and later times, used primarily to support images, especially on the interior surfaces. Most often composed of carved ivory or of painted wood panels. Also used of other works having two related images side by side. [January 1995 related term added.]
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Kunisada Utagawa, aka Kôchôrô, Toyokuni II,
Night Scene in the Green House or Yoshiwara,
366 x 255 mm (14.4 x 10 in.).
370 x 250 mm (14.6 x 9.8 in.).
DAC accession number 1948.D2.160AB.
Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1948.
Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University
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