wood

2000

'Kite Jacket' is made from blue polycarbonate plain weave fabric, the same fabric from which certain actual kites are made. Jacket features center front, button-up closure, fold-over...

1955

Wooden lug box with "Martinez" stencilled in black on the two long side, "Martinez, Calif, 1955" on the shorter sides. Small lip created at either end with a piece of wood nailed to the end and...

1930s-1950s

Spray gun for household or garden insecticide. Glass reservoir (into which ones puts the liquid insecticide) attached to a slender metal cylinder, through which runs a metal "pump" with a small...

c.1970

This Masa doll is dressed in purple and yellow with a stiff red patterned obi.

c.1920

This is a handmade doll. She is dressed in gray, purple, black and white and is holding a piece of blue silk. She has an intricate hairdo trimmed with metallic gold.

c.1920

This is a miniature version of the Emperor's palace used as a display for Girls' Day celebrations. It was used by the Domoto family in Oakland.

Wood, wood lattice and black lacquer; window...

c.1920

These are two finials used for Boys' Day celebration. A and B are identical and feature a gold ball with a small base and white horse hair suspended all around.

c.1920

These are two finials used for Boys' Day celebration. A and B are identical and feature a red knob with black and white horse hair suspended all around.

c.1920

This is a miniature version of a traditional Japanese firemen's standard awarded for fire-fighting competition. Used for Boys' Day celebration. Has a three faced metallic gold decoration at the...

c.1920

These are two sticks with metal loops at one end. They were possibly used to suspend the banners for Boys' Day H98.64.87.

c.1920

This is the box for the ceremonial tea set H98.64.83. It has a sliding lid (A) and a bottom (B) with two compartments inside.

c.1920

This is a ceremonial tea set with two square open base small tables (A and B). A has a paper tag on the bottom. C is the tea cup and it is decorated with a lotus or peony blossom in gold. D is...

c.1960

This stand consists of a square shaped platform with a surrounding lip attached to a square base. The top (interior) of the stand is red lacquer, the sides and base are black with gold leaf...

c.1960

A and C are bell shaped bases, decorated with gold designs. B and D are disk shaped platforms which sit on top of A and C. They are also decorated with gold leaf designs.

c.1960

A and C are tall diamond shaped stands, open on the top to fit B and D, which are flat diamond shaped platforms. B and D are black lacquer top and bottom with gold edges. A and C have gold...

c.1920

This is the box which contained the pair of miniature urns (H98.64.77) used by the Domot family for Girls' Day and/or Boys' Day. It has a sliding lid (A) and bottom (B).

c.1960

This is a dressed male figure standing on a red lacquered base. He holds a lantern in his right hand and a sword is thrust through his sash on the left side.

c.1920

This is the packing/storage box for H98.64.74 and H98.64.75. It has a sliding lid (A) and bottom (B).

c.1920

These are three small boxes/chests used by the Domoto family for Girls' Day and/or Boys' Day. They go with H98.64.74. A/B is the larger chest: 4 3/4" long by 2 1/8" wide by 2 3/8" tall, A is the...

c.1920

This is a small chest of drawers used by the Domoto family for Girls' Day and/or Boys' Day. A is the chest, B, C, D, E are the drawers. It is decorated on the front with a pine tree and it has...

c.1920

This is a small chest of drawers used by the Domoto family for Girls' Day and/or Boys' Day. A is the chest, B and C are the small drawers, and D and E are the large drawers. It is decorated with...

c.1920

This stand was probably used by the Domoto Family in decorations for Boys' and/or Girls' Day.

c.1920

Doll in gray kimono, printed in red, purple, green, black and white. Red and white shibori at the sleeves and obi. This doll has a hair piece which includes metallic gold decorations. Four...

c.1920

Small doll with red kimono, on lacquered black base. (Doll has a broken leg which is still attached to the base.)

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