Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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bira kanzashi (dangling hairpin)
  • Japan
  • bira kanzashi (dangling hairpin), date unknown
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • silver, gold, coral
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0319

Bira kanzashi (dangling hairpin), silver peony with gold center, one coral fruit, two silver leaves and one gold and silver leaf. This is mounted on a gold frame from which is suspended strings of four coral beads hung with balls.