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Sword Guard

Native Nameシトキ
Object Number:A390
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Ainu
Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Hokkaido
Muroran
Section:Asian
Materials:Metal
Inscription Language:Japanese Language
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. Hiram M. Hiller, 1901

Description

Sitoki (シトキ). Old Japanese sword guard, tsuba (鍔), used as an ornament (シトキ) for an Ainu necklace.

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