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Baton

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Object Number:97-122-52
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Date Made: 0 - 1936
Late Date: 1936
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Metal
Paper
Shell
Technique:Inlaid
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-122-52 - Old Museum Number
15500 - ANSP Number

Description

Black and gold lacquer with chaste metal ends. Attached to it is a cylinder ornamented with shell inlay and having wide black paper fringe. Baton was used to move troops at war time.

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