Knife Sheath


From: Japan | Hokkaido | Shiraoi

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Native Name Makiri
Object Number A436A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Ainu
Provenience Japan | Hokkaido | Shiraoi
Section Asian
Materials Wood

Makiri (マキリ). Concentric circle and half-moon design. Fin at back for strap attachment. Handle has three horizontal, parallel cuts. Inlayed top of handle. Lightweight curved blade.

Credit Line Gift of Dr. Hiram M. Hiller, 1901

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