Conch Shell Trumpet


From: Japan

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Native Name Horagai
Object Number A725
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Japanese
Provenience Japan
Date Made 19th century
Section Asian
Materials Conch Shell | Brass | Silk

Horagai (法螺貝). Small trumpet used by storytellers for kai-saimon (貝 祭 文) performances.

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Sarah (William D.) Frishmuth, 1900
Other Number A-unknown - Seder Number

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