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Description

Woven nettle fibre belt decorated with coloured cloth and blue glass beads, carrying seal and sharksin pouches, antler tip and two knives: Sakhalin, Ainu, 19th century

Museum reference

A.1900.202

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Belt, Pouch, Purse, Knife

Production information

Unknown
Sakhalin, Siberia, Russia, EAST ASIA

Date

19th century

Style / Culture

Ainu people (Sakhalin), Japanese

Materials

Nettle thread, Cloth, Skin, seal, Skin, shark, Antler

Physical description

Nettle thread with broader ends of coloured cloth / sealskin pouch / sharkskin purse / antler tip

On display

National Museum Of Scotland »
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Co.5

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