Carrying Strap


From: Japan | Hokkaido | Biratori

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Native Name Sara (burden strap)
Object Number A414
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Ainu
Provenience Japan | Hokkaido | Biratori
Section Asian
Materials Grass | Cotton | Bamboo
Technique Unfinished

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.

Length 42 cm
Credit Line Gift of Dr. Hiram M. Hiller, 1901

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