University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameSara (burden strap)
Object Number: A414
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Ainu
Provenience: Japan
Biratori
Section:Asian
Materials:Grass
Cotton
Bamboo
Technique:Unfinished
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. Hiram M. Hiller, 1901

Description

Tar (タㇻ). Unfinished carrying strap. The patterned part would rest on the forehead while what was being carried was held on the back by straps that ran over the shoulders.


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. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 55 pg. 38View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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