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    • White Flint Warrior

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    • The following is found on handwritten description in artist file: White Flint Warrior This is a Navajo Indian sandpainting of the white flint warrior. It is made during the four days and five nights curative ceremony called ""The Male shooting""...
    • Sash (obi) with drums and flutes

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    • White satin silk damask fukuro obi designed with embroidery of black, gold, green, shades of orange-red, and silver threads depicting hand drums and flutes with flowers and flowing long cord tassels on dyed orange oval circle. Thunder pattern...
    • Two toe rings

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    • Toe rings made of silver alloy or metal called ""Indian silver' with cast design and side bar. (Information provided by donor.)
    • Amulet container (Gau)

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    • Portable shrine, or amulet container called 'gau' with quintfoil-shaped top,the gilded encased window and eight gilded engraved auspicious symbols on the silver front and copper sides and back with two belt attachments.
    • Sitar - Stringed Instruiment

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    • This sitar has 2 gourd resonators, 5 melodic strings, 2 drone strings, and 11 sympathetic strings. Interesting decorative symbols are found on this sitar. Although the arch and floral scroll around the fret show Muslim influence, the peacocks are...
    • Ritual butter lamp (Cho-Kung)

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    • The bowl, stem and base are usually three separately made sections joined into one. The base has modified, skirt-like lotus-petal design; the stem is ornamented with blossoms. This rimmed bowl is ornamented with three characters. The butter lamp...
    • Set of Tabla (drums)

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    • A set of two drums. The right- hand one is called tabla and is tuned to the interval of a 5th or 4th. The left-hand drum is called banya and can produce many tones through pressures from the base of the left palm and use of the fingers.
    • Ritual butter lamp (Cho-Kung)

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    • A butter lamp with the bowl, stem and base usually made as three separately made sections joined into one. The base has modified, skirt-like lotus-petal design. This rimmed bowl is ornamented with four rope-like bands. The butter lamp originated in...
    • Miniature Yi ceremonial dish set

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    • Miniature traditional Yi lacquerware ceremonial dish set of 20 pieces in wooden case. The pieces of the set are lacquered in red and yellow on black ground creating quasi-geometrical design. They are miniatures of utensils used by the Yi Minority...
    • Kimono

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    • Black silk kimono with a red silk lining on upper 2/3 and white silk lining on lower third. Loosely attached white border along inner edge of upper half of robe. In between this and the outer black and attached red border on black. Small white...
    • Woodburned landscape

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    • Picture of a massive pine tree and a couple of cranes, both symbols of longevity. Signed by artist ""Shu Qiuqu"". Calligraphy translates as: ""Viewing the mountain when wishing some wind to arise toward the night. Moon is shining over a thousand...
    • Thangka of Avalokitesvara

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    • Painting on canvas. A central, standing figure of eleven-headed Avalokitesvara with eight arms. Seven attending, seated deities. The five deities above the standing figure are of the five seated primordial Buddhas. A rustic type thangka mounted on...
    • Stoneware pot

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    • Dark gray stoneware vase wtih compressed form with wide shoulders tapering to the short waisted neck and flared opening, designed with several etched bands of wavy lines, single lines and band of continuous small circles. Note: It is generally...
    • Clasp (Netsuke) carved in the likeness of Eka

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    • Carved ivory netsuke of Eka sitting on a rock. Eka is depicted with only one arm as he cut off his forearm to show Daruma his deep desire to become a disciple. Darume brought Chan Buddhism (in Japanese it is called zen) to China and Japan from...
    • Traditional woman's dress (kira)

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    • A kira, the traditional Bhutanese woman's dress, woven in blue with colored designs. Because of its blue ground it is called Ngosham. The dress consists of three loom width pieces stitched together,each piece approximately 17.5 inches wide....

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