Knife Sheath


From: Japan | Hokkaido | Shiraoi

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number A436D
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Ainu
Provenience Japan | Hokkaido | Shiraoi
Section Asian
Materials Wood

Makiri (マキリ). Knife sheath. Very lightweight, blackened, thin wood held with seven bands. Sheath open 1/2 its length at back.

Length 23 cm
Width 3.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of Dr. Hiram M. Hiller, 1901

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