Knife Sheath


From: Japan

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 17742B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Ainu
Provenience Japan
Section Asian
Materials Wood | Bone
Technique Carved

Knife sheath or scabbard for hunting knife. Attached at both ends are lighter-shaded pieces with curve, V and line designs in black ink. Wooden portions between are carved like knife handle in abstract curve and diagonal line designs.

Length 20.5 cm
Width 4.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of William Pepper, 1896

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