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Lion's Head

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Description

Golden lions head sitting on a brocade pillow. White horse hair extending from the top of the head. The pillow is red and gold brocade. Eyes are black. Tassels on the pillow are a light green in color. The dragon is a sign of strength during New Year Festivals.

Original Medium

Lacquer and wood

Size

19 cm x 35 cm x 35 cm

Origin

Toyama, Japan

Date Information

Undated

Artifact Number

M87-051

Original Collection

Mike Mansfield Collections, Mss 65, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana

Digital Publisher

University of Montana-- Missoula. Mansfield Library

Image Credit

Image credit: Mark Fritch, University of Montana

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