Objects
Box Oroche
Box Oroche
Title
Ethnic groups
Oroche
Territory
Ussuri Krai, river Anyui, village Ulema
Date
late 19th - early 20th century
Collectors-person
Rubrics
storage
Material
Wood (birch bark); wood; threads: plant fiber; paint
Dimensions
height 16.5; diameter max 22.5
Number
РЭМ 1870-63
Annotation
Mukhale tapkuni, an ornamented round birch bark box. It is sewn from two pieces of birch bark, reinforced with a stitched wooden rod on the edges. The sides are decorated with slit foliage and geometric ornament. The black curvilinear ornament заключен in red and white triangles. Shown in white triangles is a tiger’s head; in red triangles, a birthing mother’s figure in which a zoomorphic persona is fitted, a spiral snake at the side, and a spiral foliage pattern in the center.