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Donor Name:
Victor J. Evans  Search this
Culture:
Japanese  Search this
Object Type:
Container
Place:
Japan, Asia
Accession Date:
1931-Mar-20
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
From card: "Suspension cord tied around center. Such gourds are properly carried only during cherry blossom viewing time. One walks under the cherry trees, drinking sake as he enjoys the blossoms until sleep overtakes. Then one lies in the grass - just anywhere - under the trees and sleeps and dreams spring dreams while the petals fall upon him. Others walking over or around him smile as they point to him, saying: "Oh, lucky person - he is in paradise." - Beth Blake: 1965".
Record Last Modified:
9 Nov 2018
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
113605
USNM Number:
E361247-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8408188