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Seal

19th century - 20th century (?)
Ceramic

1 1/4 in. (3.18 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 53.47
Geography: Asia, North Korea or South Korea
Classification: Clothing and Adornments; Personal Gear
Culture/Nationality: Korean
Collection: Helen B. Chapin '15 Collection

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  • 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.
  • Korean - Culture and style of peoples from the East Asian peninsula of Korea.
  • seals - Objects bearing designs, emblems, letters, names, words, etc. in intaglio that are used for stamping a flat surface or for making an impression in relief on some soft, tenacious substance such as clay or wax. They may be flat or cylindrical, the impression made by rolling the seal over the surface. Seals may be used to authenticate documents or for decoration.

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This object was included in the following exhibitions:
  • Selections from the Asian Art Collection of Helen Burwell Chapin Bryn Mawr College , May 17, 1990 – Oct 1, 1992

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<ref name=BMC>cite web |url=http://triarte.brynmawr.edu/objects-1/info/152961 |title=Seal |author=Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections |accessdate=6/25/2022 |publisher=Bryn Mawr College</ref>

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