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Netsuke

Museum number:
9-18879
Permalink:
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Accession number:
Acc.4571
Object count:
1
Description:
Netsuke, sashi type; in shape of pea pod, with leaves at one end; L 15.5 cm X W 2.4 cm
Donor:
Dorothy Campbell Tompkins
Collection place:
Japan
Verbatim coll. place:
Japan
Culture or time period:
Japanese
Collector:
Dorothy Campbell Tompkins and John Barr Tompkins
Collection date:
unknown
Materials:
Ivory (material)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Context of use:
toggle to be attached to the end of a cord and thrust through the sash of a kimono for the support of purse, pouch, or lacquer box
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
width 2.4 centimeters and length 15.5 centimeters
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