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Bead

Museum number:
9-12489
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090012489
Alternate number:
UCDA 3877 z (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.3032
Object count:
1
Description:
Ojime: Appears to be a nut w/out decoration. Hole through middle. Dia. 1.6 cm
Donor:
Design Department (UC Berkeley)
Collection place:
Japan
Verbatim coll. place:
Japan
Culture or time period:
Japanese
Collector:
Albert M. Bender
Collection date:
before 1933
Materials:
Nut
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
1974
Context of use:
Sliding bead used to tighten cords between the netsuke and inro.
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
diameter 1.6 centimeters
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