University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:42-30-287B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tibetan
Provenience: Tibet
Date Made: 15th Century - 19th Century
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Cloth
Paint
Iron
Leather
Technique:Guigong
Filigree
Gilded
Painted
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:153 - Other Number

Description

Sheath or scabbard. Wood. Top bound with cloth. One side painted green and partly covered with heavy iron filagree which has been gilded. Iron binding. Leather carrying strap. Combination of recycled elements joined together. Guigong or carved demon work on sides of sheath.


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