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Sheath

Object Number:56-8-1B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Ainu
Provenience: Japan
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. F. M. McPhedran, 1956

Description

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.

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