University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native Nameカロプ
Object Number: A405
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Ainu
Provenience: Japan
Muroran
Section:Asian
Length: 70cm
Width: 15.2cm
Depth: 2cm
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. Hiram M. Hiller, 1901

Description

Bag or pouch, kar-o-p (カロプ). Most likely worn around the neck. The Ainu put flint and tinder as well as tools for fishing and hunting in bags like this. Similar bags are made of animal fur, bark cloth (attus), iris leaves, and birch bark.


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. 4 pg. 15View Objects cited in this Publication

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