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Knife Handle

Object Number:17742A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Ainu
Provenience: Japan
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Birds
Credit Line:Gift of William Pepper, 1896

Description

Knife handle. Hunting knife. Carving in abstract curve/diagonal line design. Tip of knife handle is lighter wood with flat edge on bottom/curved at top with carved birds in flight (as if from long distance).

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