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textile / souvenir / candle

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    As2001,16.221.a-j

  • Description

    Group of 10 tourist souvenirs from Uchiko and Matsuyama: paper packet containing 2 candles, box containing two candles, raw material (wax) for making candles, spools of silk for wicks; 5 fabric samples, bag of dyed threads.

  • Date

    • 2000
  • Production place

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 15.5 centimetres (packet of candles a)
    • Width: 6.2 centimetres (packet of candles a)
    • Depth: 1.6 centimetres (packet of candles a)
    • Weight: 43 grammes (packet of candles a)
    • Height: 19.7 centimetres (box of candles b)
    • Width: 5.4 centimetres (box of candles b)
    • Depth: 2.7 centimetres (box of candles b)
    • Weight: 131 grammes (box of candles b)
    • Height: 5 centimetres (wax c)
    • Width: 16.5 centimetres (wax c)
    • Depth: 11 centimetres (wax c)
    • Weight: 55 grammes (wax c)
    • Length: 20.5 centimetres (spools d)
    • Diameter: 4.5 centimetres (spools d)
    • Weight: 12 grammes (spools d)
    • Height: 12.5 centimetres (fabric sample e)
    • Width: 21 centimetres (fabric sample e)
    • Weight: 5 grammes (fabric sample e)
    • Height: 16 centimetres (fabric sample f)
    • Width: 22.5 centimetres (fabric sample f)
    • Weight: 7 grammes (fabric sample f)
    • Height: 13 centimetres (fabric sample g)
    • Width: 37.5 centimetres (fabric sample g)
    • Weight: 16 grammes (fabric sample g)
    • Height: 12.5 centimetres (fabric sample h)
    • Width: 37.5 centimetres (fabric sample h)
    • Weight: 8 grammes (fabric sample h)
    • Height: 14 centimetres (fabric sample i)
    • Width: 37.5 centimetres (fabric sample i)
    • Weight: 10 grammes (fabric sample i)
    • Height: 11 centimetres (bag of threads j)
    • Width: 10 centimetres (bag of threads j)
    • Depth: 6 centimetres (bag of threads j)
    • Weight: 74 grammes (bag of threads j)
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition

    Good, items were purchased new.

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    2001

  • Acquisition notes

    Bought for the BP Showcase Exhibition on 'Souvenirs in Contemporary Japan'. British Museum Department of Ethnography; field collection.

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    As2001,16.221.a-j

Group of 10 tourist souvenirs from Uchiko and Matsuyama: paper packet containing 2 candles, box containing two candles, raw material (wax) for making candles, spools of silk for wicks; 5 fabric samples, bag of dyed threads.

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