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Object Number:42-30-347A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Sinhalese
Provenience: Sri Lanka
Section:Asian
Materials:Iron
Wood
Cloth
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:129 - Other Number

Description

Straight single-edged iron blade with thick back bent to the point. Deep groove on both faces near back. Floral decoration in inlay on groove, on back of blade, on blade and on mounting. Slightly curved carved tortoise shell grip.


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