Japanese charm against evil and disease


Traditional Japanese Medicine and Graphics (February 14, 1979 – June 30, 1979), Label 67: CHARMS used to ward off evil spirits; from the Shinno festivals in Nagoya, Osaka, Tokyo and Kyoto. Bamboo, grass and paper, 20th century.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Japan

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2012.0165.517.05Catalog Number: 2012.0165.517.05Accession Number: 2012.0165

Object Name: Charmscharm, japaneseObject Type: charms

Physical Description: ceramic? (figures(5) material)paper? (figures(5) material)weeds (weeds(5) material)molded (figures(5) production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 2 in x 28 in x 2 1/2 in; 5.08 cm x 71.12 cm x 6.35 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-bb94-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1455966

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