University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameBolo
Object Number:42-30-390A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Philippine Islands
Length: 66 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942


Long, narrow steel blade very thick at back edge, bevelled to the curved cutting edge; drop just forward of heel. Wooden grip with leaf-like end ornamented with fine, straight, indentate line. Two-piece wooden sheath with upward curved tip. Finely incised floral decoration and with date 1894. Plaited fiber carrying cord.

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