sustantivo (plural igual or inros)
An ornamental box with compartments for items such as seals and medicines, worn suspended from a girdle as part of traditional Japanese dress.
Oraciones de ejemplo
- These ornaments were originally made to provide a way to secure tobacco cases, purses, or inro (medicine containers), which fashionable Japanese men suspended on silk cords at their waists starting about 1700.
- Wearing inro and netsuke became a part of the past for the upper classes and samurai.
- But the emphasis of his artistic and artisan production was on painted screens and on all kinds of lacquerware utensils - inro, boxes, cups, panels and screens.
Early 17th century: from Japanese inrō, from in 'seal' + rō 'basket'.
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Saltos de línea: inro
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