From: Japan | Hokkaido | Biratori

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Native Name Yara
Object Number A450B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Ainu
Provenience Japan | Hokkaido | Biratori
Section Asian
Materials Birch Bark | Wood | Leather

Yar-nima (ヤㇻニマ). Dishes like this were made by holding a block of white birch bark or Japanese cherry bark over a fire to soften it and then shaping the block into a bowl.

Height 13 cm
Length 46 cm
Credit Line Gift of Dr. Hiram M. Hiller, 1901

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