Knife and Scabbard

Tokyo, Japanese


possibly collected about 1876

Steel, wood, silk, silver, bronze, lacquer, and sharkskin

Overall: 15 11/16 in. (39.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Reverend Edward Leeds Gulick, Class of 1883



Place Made: Japan, East Asia, Asia


19th century

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Research Area


Not on view


Possibly collected by the Missionary Reverend Luther Halsey Gulick (1832-1891), in Hawaii, about 1862-1870; to his son, Edward Leeds Gulick (1862-1931), Class of 1883; given to presented collection, 1889.

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