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Bead

Museum number:
9-12494
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ark:/21549/hm21090012494
Object count:
1
Description:
Ojime: simple yellow (brass?) metal cylinder shaped bead. Length 1.7 cm. The ojime is a sliding bead used to tighten the cords between the netsuke (toggle) and inro (lacquer box) or purse.
Collection place:
Japan
Culture or time period:
Japanese
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
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