Knife Sheath


From: Japan | Hokkaido | Shiraoi

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number A436H
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Ainu
Provenience Japan | Hokkaido | Shiraoi
Section Asian
Materials Wood

Makiri (マキリ). Knife sheath. Small, curved sheath with notch at back. Rope wraps over sheath/loops. Same carving both sides. Circles at center with fish scales in triangles at blade connection.

Length 17 cm
Width 5 cm
Credit Line Gift of Dr. Hiram M. Hiller, 1901

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