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Eastern Art Online, Yousef Jameel Centre for Islamic and Asian Art

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Netsuke in the form of a rabbit

Glossary

netsuke

  • netsuke

    The netsuke is a form of toggle that was used to secure personal items suspended on cords from the kimono sash. These items included purses, medicine cases or tobacco paraphernalia.

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    • Second floor | Room 37 | Japan

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