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Knife Sheath

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Object Number:42-30-248B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Japan
Date Made: 18th Century
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1799
Section:Asian
Materials:Steel
Ivory
Bone
Wood
Rattan
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:335 - Other Number

Description

Wooden sheath with narrow, ivory cap band at top/loop on one face/hand below a section cut out for side knife (missing). Three bands of split reed wrapping. Grip/sheath have fine, parallel grain.

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