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Knife

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Native Name:
Makiri
Object Number:
17744A
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Ainu
Japanese
Provenience:
Hokkaido (uncertain)
Date Made:
Before 1895
Early Date:
1870
Late Date:
1895
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Metal
Wood
Cherry Bark
Bone (uncertain)
Description:
Steel blade, flat/curved. Handle in wood with a running, intertwined circular design across mid-region with inlay of bone (?) circle on both sides at center of handle.
Credit Line:
Gift of William Pepper

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Fitzhugh, William W. & Dubreuil, Chisato. 1999. Ainu: Spirit of a Northern People. : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 21.8, pg. 167
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