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Knife Sheath

Object Number:A436H
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Ainu
Provenience: Japan
Hokkaido
Shiraoi
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. Hiram M. Hiller, 1901

Description

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.

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Ainu Bunka Shinkō Kenkyū Suishin Kikō. 2008. アイヌの工芸 : ペンシルバニア大学考古学人類学博物館ヒラーコレクション = Ainu collections : University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Hiller Collections.. Sapporo. Ainu Bunka Shinkō Kenkyū Suishin Kikō. pg. 134 p. : chiefly col. ill., maps ; 30 cm Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 86 pg. 49View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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