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Netsuke

Museum number:
9-12165
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Accession number:
Acc.3145
Object count:
1
Description:
Netsuke: shape of an abalone, made of wood, possibly cedar; l. 4.5 cm.
Donor:
Lloyd W. Swift
Collection place:
Japan
Culture or time period:
Japanese
Collector:
Josephine Hall Bishop
Collection date:
before 1917
Materials:
Cedar (wood) and Wood (plant material)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
June 16, 1975
Context of use:
Toggle to be attached to a cord & thrust thru the sash of a kimono for the support of a purse, pouch or lacquer box
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
length 4.5 centimeters
Legacy documentation: