Dagger Sheath


From: Japan

Curatorial Section: Asian

Object Number 42-30-246B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Japanese
Provenience Japan
Date Made 1532 CE
Section Asian
Materials Steel | Wood | Silver | Lacquer | Shell

Iridescent, black lacquer sheath with floral designs of mother of pearl and lacquer. Applied silver flower and silver tip. Loop for carrying cord and band around top and band at base of cutout section for side knife of silver with etched floral design.

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 2 - Collector Number

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