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Towel

Native Name奉納手拭い
Object Number:29-96-607
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Buddhist
Provenience: Japan
Section:Asian
Materials:Cotton
Iconography:Kannon
Inscription Language:Japanese Language
English Language
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

Description

Votive hand towel (Hônô tenugui). Light blue background with white letters. Red and white zigzag. Japanese characters say it was donated by a person named Nakano from Asakusa Kuromatsu-cho. Label reads: "Miidera Temple. No. 14 of the 22 places sacred to Kwannon. Near Otsu.".

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