Medal and Button

Period: Meiji period (1868–1912)

Date: late 19th century

Culture: Japan

Medium: White triangular ribbon with yellow stripes

Dimensions: a: 3 × 1 5/8 in. (7.6 × 4.1 cm)
b: 1/2 × 7/16 in. (1.3 × 1.1 cm)

Classification: Medals

Credit Line: Gift of Edward D. Adams and Jacob H. Schiff, 1906

Accession Number: 06.440a, b

Not on view
Japanese Government , Yokohoma (1905; sold to Schiff and Adams); Edward D. Adams , New York and Jacob Schiff, New York (1906; donated to MMA)
New York. American Numismatic Society. "Exhibition Tracing the Developement of Medallic Art in Japan," March 24, 1990–April 30, 1990.

Asian Art (35,669)