University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameMakiri
Object Number:17744A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Ainu
Japanese
Provenience: Hokkaido (uncertain)
Date Made: Before 1895
Early Date: 1870
Late Date: 1895
Section:Asian
Materials:Metal
Wood
Cherry Bark
Bone (uncertain)
Credit Line:Gift of William Pepper, 1896

Description

Steel blade, flat/curved. Handle in wood with a running, intertwined circular design across mid-region with inlay of bone (?) circle on both sides at center of handle.


Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Dubreuil, Chisato, and Fitzhugh, William W. 1999. Ainu: Spirit of a Northern People.. Washington, D.C. Arctic Studies Center, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution in Association with University of Washington Press. pg. 415 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 28 cm. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 21.8, pg. 167View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] 1897. "Collections and Publications". Bulletin of the Free Museum of Science and Art. Philadelphia. Vol. 1. no. No. 1. pg. 16-42 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 28View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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