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Battledore

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Native NameHago Ita
Object Number:21407
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Ryukyuan
Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Ryukyu Islands
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Cloth
Credit Line:Gift of William Henry Furness 3rd, 1898

Description

Hago ita, Japanese term. Original card calls it battledore. Used by girls. Scene painted on bare wood of one side. Other side fabric covered with human figures constructed of paper and brocade fabric. Handle fabric covered. Fragmentary

Bibliography:

[Book] 1996. Report of Survey of Okinawan Cultural Properties in the U.S.A.. Okinawa Prefectural Board of Education. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 51View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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