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Lantern

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-973-059-003b
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Hand painted, paper screen lantern with wooden top and base into which the metal frame which holds the paper mesh are attached. Both pieces of wood are painted red; the bottom has a painted gold band. There is a yellow tassel hanging from the bott...

Lantern, Paper

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-973-059-006
  • Item

The main body of the object is made up of very fragile tissue paper that is folded in and accordion style and a square in shape when lying flat. Attached to the top and bottom of this piece are two yellow and black tissue paper flowers with string...

Drum

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-973-060-001
  • Item

This object is a large and heavy wooden drum. The body of the drum is made of a presumably solid piece of cylindrical wood. At the bottom and the top the wood dips slightly inward giving the drum an oblong look. The bottom of the drum is painted b...

Game, Mahjong

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-973-403-001a-e
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This object is made from a red colored wood which as a glossy finish. The object is rectangular in shape and cubed. On the top and sides of the object in the corners is metal plating with a fancy design of swirls attached. This plating is on the t...

Lantern, Paper

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-973-416-013
  • Item

This object is made of paper that is folded in an accordion type style. The object is round and lies flat with a circular piece of cardboard on the top and a ring of cardboard on the bottom. These cardboard pieces form the main structure of the ob...

Lantern, Paper

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-973-416-014
  • Item

This object is made of paper that is folded in an accordion type style. The object is round and lies flat with a circular piece of cardboard on the top and a ring of cardboard on the bottom. These cardboard pieces form the main structure of the ob...

Flute

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-977-001-001
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The body of the flute is in the shape of angel wings. The body of the flute is composed of two flat sides with 4cm edges running all the way around the object. The top of the flute is flat with rounded side that curve at the tips. The bottom curve...

Guitar

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-977-001-002
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The body of the guitar is large and circular. The edges of the body have been stained a dark brown color while the top and bottom surface are a smooth unfinished wood. The top panel of wood has some cracks running down its surface. Attached near t...

Guitar

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-977-001-003
  • Item

The body of this guitar is made out of wood that is shaped like a giant tear drop. The main part of the body is quite round with a flat top and rounded back. The back of the guitar has been painted brown and has a shiny finish on the paint. The fr...

Banjo

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-977-001-004
  • Item

The body of the banjo is shaped like a circular flower that has six slightly curved petals. The edge of the body is an orange colored wood which has a glossy finish. The top and bottom of the body of the banjo are made of two unfinished wood panel...

String, Instrument

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-977-001-006a,b
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A: The body of the Banhu is made of a small carved coconut shell that is in the shape of a tiny barrel. The top of the body has a circular unfinished piece of wood attached to the top. Stamped on this wood is a maker's mark in black ink altho...

String, Instrument

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-977-001-007a,b
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A: The body of the instrument is an oblong shaped half of a coconut shell. The rounded back side of the body is a dark brown/maroon color and has a glossy finish on the wood. In the center of the back there is a carving in the surface of the shell...

Banjo

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-977-001-008
  • Item

The body of the banjo is shaped like a circular flower that has six slightly curved petals. The edges of the body have been stained with a dark brown finish giving the edges a glossy look. The top and bottom of the body of the banjo are made of tw...

String, Instrument

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-977-001-009a,b
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A: The body of the instrument is a small cylinder of wood which is hollow through the center. The wood is a light orange/yellow color and has a shiny finish. Attached over one end of the instrument is a piece of presumably python skin which has ol...

Horn

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-977-001-010a-c
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A: This object is a brass horn which is also known as a Suano. The main piece of the horn is made of a gold colored brass which is wide and circular at the bottom and curved upward and inward near the top. The horn is hollow. There is a raised cir...

Flute

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-977-001-011
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The body of the flute is made up of a single piece of cylindrical wood that is long and hollow through its center. The piece of wood has been painted black and there is a shiny finish on the paint. Drilled at different intervals done the front of ...

Drum

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-977-001-014
  • Item

This drum is made of a domed piece of wood that has a large hole running directly through the center of it. The bottom of the wood is flat and circular before curving downward and inward at the bottom giving the drum its domed shape. The wood is a...

Dulcimer

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-977-001-015
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The body of this object is made from two piece of oblong shaped wood which have grooves running down the front and two dips down the back. The lid and body of the instrument are meant to look like butterfly wings when they are open and lying side ...

Dulcimer

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-977-331-001
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The body of this object is made from two piece of oblong shaped wood which have grooves running down the front and two dips down the back. The lid and body of the instrument are meant to look like butterfly wings when they are open and lying side ...

Record, Phonograph

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-977-550-001
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The paper slip which contains the record is made of a thin paper material which is in the shape of a square is open on three sides. The center of this paper slip has a circular hole through it so the center of the record can be seen. The paper is ...

Record, Phonograph

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-977-551-001a-b
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The paper slip which contains the record is made of a thick paper material which is in the shape of a square and opens on two sides. The center of this paper slip has a circular hole through it so the center of the record can be seen. The paper is...

Stool

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-977-746-001
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The top main legs of the object are long rectangular boards of wood which make up the sides and legs of the object. At the bottom of these rectangles in the center a triangle has been cut out of the wood creating two feet on each side. Just above ...

Doll

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-983-053-001
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The center of this doll is made with a thick cylindrical piece of wood around which the doll has been made. This wooden center has been wrapped with a red fabric which has a yellow piece of ribbon tied around the bottom. Over the top of the wood p...

Doll

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-983-053-002
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The center of this doll is made with a thick cylindrical piece of wood around which the doll has been made. This wooden center has been wrapped with a pink and white checkered fabric which has red and green floral pattern running around the bottom...

Doll

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-983-053-003
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The center of this doll is made with a thick cylindrical piece of wood around which the doll has been made. This wooden center has been wrapped with a red fabric which has a white and yellow floral pattern all over it. Over the top of the wood pie...

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