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Knife

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Object Number:48-23-12
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Ainu
Provenience: Japan
Section:Asian
Materials:Steel
Wood
Credit Line:Gift of Geraldine Skinner, 1948

Description

Single-edged steel blade curved to point/tang inserted in flat wooden handle with simple carved decoration. Tang inserted in flat wooden handle with simple carved decoration. Said to belong with bib, etc. (48-23-10). Carving looks Ainu but the collecting history suggest it could also be from Taiwan.

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