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Necklace

Native Nameシトキ
タマサイ
Object Number:A387
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Ainu
Provenience: Japan
Hokkaido
Rubeshibe
Section:Asian
Materials:Metal
Glass
Porcelain
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. Hiram M. Hiller, 1901

Description

Tama-say (タマサイ). A bead necklace worn by Ainu women for formal occasions. Includes an ornamental plaque known as a sitoki (シトキ).

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Ainu Bunka Shinkō Kenkyū Suishin Kikō. 2008. アイヌの工芸 : ペンシルバニア大学考古学人類学博物館ヒラーコレクション = Ainu collections : University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Hiller Collections.. Sapporo. Ainu Bunka Shinkō Kenkyū Suishin Kikō. pg. 134 p. : chiefly col. ill., maps ; 30 cm Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 12 pg. 20View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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