From: Japan | Hokkaido | Biratori

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Native Name Pishaku
Object Number A451
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Ainu
Provenience Japan | Hokkaido | Biratori
Section Asian
Materials Birch Bark | Bamboo

Yar-pisakku (ヤㇻピサック). Dippers 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 dipper.

Length 56 cm
Width 16 cm
Depth 8 cm
Credit Line Gift of Dr. Hiram M. Hiller, 1901

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