University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 17744B
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Ainu
Japanese
Provenience: Hokkaido (uncertain)
Date Made: Before 1895
Early Date: 1870
Late Date: 1895
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Bird Claw
Bird Beak
Cherry Bark
Credit Line:Gift of William Pepper, 1896

Description

Sheath has blunt end and is flat/thin. Covered in diamond pattern carving and intertwined figure eights. Metal attached for belt or cord.


Bibliography:

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

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