From: Morocco

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 42-30-608A
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Morocco
Section African
Materials Iron | Wood | Silver

Straight iron blade, the back very thick but slightly bevelled; sharp, very slightly curved, cutting edge tapering to point; groove on each face parallel to cutting edge. Engraved Arabic inscription, "made by Osman", and slight decoration of engraved semicircles. Socket over light wooden grip wrapped for half its length with silver wire.

Length 26.8 cm
Width 1.9 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 526 - Other Number

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