Pitt Rivers Museum Anthropology and World Archaology







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Given to the Museum by Hermann Gunther and Albert Everard Gunther. Loaned in 1944. Donated in 1980

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Inro, Japan

One of the items most commonly suspended from the obi (the sash worn in traditional Japanese dress) was the inro. It is a small box container with several compartments, traditionally used for storing medicines.

View database record 1980.34.1082