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Hairpin

Hairpin

  • Place of origin:

    Japan (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1900 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tortoiseshell encrusted with aogai (blue-green) shell and a diamond

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Fumie Kosuge

  • Museum number:

    FE.40-2002

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Tortoiseshell hairpin encrusted with aogai (blue-green) shell and a diamond, decorated with autumn plants at both ends.

Place of Origin

Japan (made)

Date

ca. 1900 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Tortoiseshell encrusted with aogai (blue-green) shell and a diamond

Dimensions

Height: 8 mm, Width: 15.21 cm, Depth: 1.19 cm

Descriptive line

Hairpin, tortoiseshell encrusted with shell, decorated with autumn plants, Japan, ca.1900.

Materials

Tortoise shell; Shell; Diamond

Subjects depicted

Plants, Autumn plants

Categories

Accessories; Hats & headwear

Collection

East Asia Collection

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