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Raw material, irakusa

Museum number:
9-23220
Permalink:
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Accession number:
Acc.4789
Object count:
1
Description:
Nettle or Irakusa (miyama) unstripped basta as removed from forest; raw material used in the manufacture of rural Japanese basketry or textiles.
Donor:
Dai Williams, Estate of Karin Nelson, and Karin Nelson
Collection place:
Kami Yamaguchi, Iwate Prefecture, Japan, Asia
Verbatim coll. place:
Kamiyamaguchi, Iwate
Culture or time period:
Japanese
Collector:
Dai Williams
Collection date:
September 1, 1995
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.6 Manufacturing, Constructing, Craft, and Professional Pursuits and 8.3 For Manufacturing
Accession date:
March 20, 2012
Department:
Asia (except western Russia)
Dimensions:
whole— length 6 inches, whole— width 3.75 inches, and whole— depth 2 inches
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