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String of beads

Description

String of beads attaching lid to poison holder (A.1909.499.41), double string of glass beads, various colours: Japan, Hokkaido, Ainu, 19th to early 20th century

Museum reference

A.1909.499.41 A

Collection

World Culture

Object name

String of beads

Production information

Unknown
Hokkaido, Japan, East Asia

Date

19th - early 20th century

Style / Culture

Ainu people (Hokkaido), Japanese

Materials

Glass

Physical description

Variegated glass beads

Exhibitions

  • Living Lands (29 Jul 2011)
    National Museum of Scotland

  • A Scottish Physician's View: Craft and Spirit of the Ainu from the N. G. Munro Collection (26 Apr 2002 - 01 Sep 2002)
    Historical Museum of Hokkaido
    Kanagawa Prefectural Museum of Cultural History

References

A Scottish Physician's View: Craft and Spirit of the Ainu from the N. G. Munro Collection (2002), no. 156 (p.84)

On display

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living lands »
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