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Telling the story of 400 years of British royal contact with Japan

Two embroidered silk screens


This four-panel embroidered folding screen was presented to King Edward VII on his Coronation in 1902 by Prince Komatsu Akihito, on behalf of the Emperor Meiji.

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This beautiful object was a gift to Queen Victoria by the Emperor Meiji on her Diamond Jubilee in 1897.

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Read more about these and many other Japanese works of art in the Royal Collection in our latest publication, Japan: Courts and Culture, available to buy online now at a special Royal Collection online price. Every purchase helps us to care for and increase access to the Royal Collection.