University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameYara
Object Number:A450B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Ainu
Provenience: Japan
Hokkaido
Biratori
Section:Asian
Materials:Birch Bark
Wood
Leather
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. Hiram M. Hiller, 1901

Description

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.


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