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  • China
  • tassel, early 1900s, Republic of China (1911–1949)
  • Where object was made: China
  • bamboo, ivory, glass, silk
  • Object Length: 10.2 cm
    Object Length: 4 in
  • Gift from the Estate of Mrs. Ernest H. Lindley
  • Not on display
  • 1945.0007.a,b

Bamboo cylinder with ivory ends. It has an orange silk cord with an amethyst bead and red silk tassels. The cylinder is carved with chinese characters. The translation is on a paper in the box (missing). The box is covered with brocaded material in colors.