Miniature bow case attached to a belt, worn ceremonially with court dress. See [1959.3.2 .1 - .32] for the associated components of this object. [BS [OPS move] 18/9/2017]
Place details: ASIA. Korea, Republic of (South Korea) / Korea, Democratic People's Republic of (North Korea) / Local Name: Unknown. Materials: Animal Leather Skin / Silk Textile Animal / Lacquer Varnish / Iron Metal / Lead Metal / Pigment / Yarn / ?. Processes: Covered / Lacquered Varnished / Dyed / Woven / ?. Weight: Dimensions: Max L = 392 mm Max W = 185 mm Max D = 17 mm Field Collector: Walter Caine Hillier When Collected: March 1896 Other Owners: Cuthbert Edgar Peek PRM Source: Henry Balfour? Acquired: Found unentered March 1959
KEYWORD: Model / Bow Case / Belt / CLASS: Model / Archery Weapon / Clothing / Ritual and Ceremonial / ?.
Object description: Red leather case with one straight edge, the other, widest at the opening curves inward to a bulbously fluted base. The edges are decorated with strips of leather which have been cut with rows of latitudinal slits and silk interwoven through these. There are a number of metal fixings riveted into the leather including a large hoop. See [1959.3.2 .1 - .32] for the associated components of this object. [BS [OPS move] 18/9/2017]