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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Japanese
Title:Card case
Date Made:ca. 1900
Type:Container
Materials:Tortoise shell and gold plate
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Overall: 4 3/4 in x 3 in x 1/2 in; 12.1 cm x 7.6 cm x 1.3 cm
Narrative Inscription:  No inscription.
Accession Number:  MH 1986.33.352
Credit Line:Bequest of Josephine Purtscher Fellows (Class of 1924)
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Description:
Rectangular tortoise shell case with gold plated decoration of flowers, birds, butterfly, and landscape.

Tags:
containers; cards

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