University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 22371
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Section:Asian
Materials:Plant Fiber
Iron
Wood
Paper
Silver
Technique:Lacquered
Inlaid
Incised
Iconography:Sun
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Joseph Drexel, 1902
Other Number135 - Drexel Number
5 - Samurai Armor List
CG98-1-43 - Found in Collection Number

Description

Plain black lacquered sticks, with iron guards inlaid with silver with simple incised vine pattern. Black paper leaf with red sun disk motif.


Bibliography:

[Catalogue] 1906. Catalogue of the Lucy Wharton Drexel Collection of Fans in the Free Museum of Science and Art.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] 1981. Echoes of the Samurai: An Exhibition of Japanese Arms and Armor.View Objects cited in this Publication

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