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Kozuka with an Arrow and a Message
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Kozuka with an Arrow and a Message


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Tied around the shaft of this arrow is a piece of paper containing a message. This was common way of communicating during battles in pre-modern Japan.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions none
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
n.d.
Medium
iron, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.815
Measurements
3 3/4 in. (9.6 cm) (l.)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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