Textile, paper, and metal
11 1/2 in. x 4 1/2 in. x 4 in. (29.21 cm x 11.43 cm x 10.16 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2005.6.9
Geography: Asia, Japan
Classification: Clothing and Adornments; Clothing; Footwear
Collection: Elizabeth Gray Vining '23 Collection
This object has the following keywords:
- Asian - Refers to the cultures of the continent of Asia, which is in the eastern hemisphere, and is bounded by the Pacific Ocean, the Indian Ocean, the Arctic Ocean, and is generally considered to be delimited on the west by the Ural Mountains. It also refers to the numerous islands off the coast of Asia.
- clothing - Coverings for the torso, limbs, hands, feet, and head for warmth, fashion, or to cover nudity. It generally excludes other items of costume such as jewelry, crowns, and other accessories that are purely decorative or symbolic and have no practical function.
- footwear - Coverings for the feet that sometimes extend above the ankle; generally made of durable materials. Distinguished from "hosiery," which is primarily leg coverings.
- Japanese - Nationality, periods, cultures, and styles found in Japan, either in historical times or in the present.
- socks - Hosiery that covers the foot and extends to somewhere below the knee.
- textiles - General term for carpets, fabrics, costume, or other works made of textile materials, which are natural or synthetic fibers created by weaving, felting, knotting, twining, or otherwise processing. For works of art or high craft that employ textile as a medium, prefer "textile art (visual works)."
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