From: Japan

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 56-8-1B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Ainu
Provenience Japan
Section Asian
Materials Wood

Wooden sheath with flange on one side with hole in which a twisted fibre cord is passed. Opposite edge of sheath split, with long slot near knife point, on cutting edge of knife. Reed binding at top of sheath. Incised decoration, blackened.

Length 20 cm
Width 5.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. F. M. McPhedran, 1956

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