University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:17742B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Ainu
Provenience: Japan
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Bone
Technique:Carved
Credit Line:Gift of William Pepper, 1896

Description

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.


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