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Circular fluted sheet of finely woven yellow paper, with characters written within concentric circles and printed in red. There is a hole at the centre. Label: one white printed label.

Details

funerary decoration
2011.52.3
Anthropology

1 item (description level: part)
Broad category
Anthropology: Ethnography
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  funerary decoration
object name:  paper

Place
Jakarta, Java, Indonesia, Southeast Asia; Asia; China, East Asia, Asia

Materials & techniques
paper
Additional material & technique information
material: paper (overall)

Use
Used at death ceremonies by Chinese Indonesians in Jakarta.


Related objects
part of funerary decoration (2011.52)
Related subjects
object name: funerary decorations

Record created 2011-01-12 by JDALLOSSO
Record last updated 2017-04-20 by XGVIEWS

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