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Mantle of the Law This object is a Torah (Sefer Torah), which is a sacred text for Judaism. The Torah is a scroll that is made of parchment and the

For many centuries in Japan the traditional style of dress was the square-cut body and sleeves of the kimono, which translates to ‘thing to wear’. It is believed the Japanese

Photo via: National Museum of Denmark @ Flickr Commons, WikiMedia Commons This garment is called an obi and it first appeared in Japan during the Heian Period (794-1185). It was

Map via: Chris 73, WikiMedia Commons This instrument is called a koto, a Japanese stringed instrument. The koto originally came from China to Japan between the 7th and 8th centuries.