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Bead

Museum number:
9-12518
Permalink:
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Alternate number:
3915 (previous number (Design Dept.))
Accession number:
Acc.3032
Object count:
1
Description:
Ojime: Very dark, rusting, oblong metal bead w/ white, silver like floral overlay design on one side. Dark stain in depressions of the decoration. L. 2.2cm.
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:
Metal and Silver (metal)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
1974
Context of use:
Sliding Bead used to tighten the cords between the netsuke and inro
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
length 2.2 centimeters
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