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Mother-of-pearl

Scope note

Hard, pearly, iridescent internal layer of various kinds of mollusk shell, extensively used for making small articles and inlays. W

This term has 218 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Material

Getty AAT term number

300011835

Broader Terms used

<shell and shell material>

Created

11yrs ago

Connected records

Mirror

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Mirror

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Inro

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Snuff bottle

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Box

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Netsuke

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Tray

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Folding fan

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Brisé fan

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Folding fan

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Brisé fan

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Brisé fan

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Folding fan

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Production: Unknown

Folding fan

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Folding fan

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Folding fan

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Folding fan

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Brisé fan

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Folding fan

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Maker: Unknown

Folding fan

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Folding fan

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Folding fan

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