University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameMakiri
Object Number: A436E
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Ainu
Provenience: Japan
Shiraoi
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. Hiram M. Hiller, 1901

Description

Makiri (マキリ). Knife sheath. Inlaid leather strip bands at three places. Four-tired, twisted fiber wraps around sheath, through hole at back and into a loop. Carved in parallel half-moons at thickest part with concentric circle motif carved at base.


Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Ainu Bunka Shinkō Kenkyū Suishin Kikō. 2008. アイヌの工芸 : ペンシルバニア大学考古学人類学博物館ヒラーコレクション = Ainu collections : University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Hiller Collections. : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 83 pg. 48View Objects cited in this Publication

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