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Towel

Native Name奉納手拭い
Object Number:29-96-654
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Buddhist
Provenience: Japan
Kameido Temple
Section:Asian
Materials:Cotton
Inscription Language:Japanese Language
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

Description

Votive hand towel (Hônô tenugui). Blue background with blue and white rectangles. Japanese characters say Yato Mae, Gen Hashimoto, San Hashimoto (names). Label reads: "Kameido temple, Tokio. A stone tortoise is seated on the cistern, or well."

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