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Knife

Object Number:42-21-262
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Somali
Provenience: Ethiopia
Section:African
Materials:Iron
Ivory
Wood
Credit Line:Gift of Percy C. Madeira Jr., 1942
Other Number:280 - Other Number

Description

Metal blade with straight, sharp cutting edge and with curved back tapering to point. Made from a file [?]. Cylindrical grip of bands of wood, brass and ivory.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Africa Galleries: From Maker To Museum (17 Nov 2019) View Objects in Exhibition

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