|Current Location:||Collections storage|
German New Guinea
|Date Made:||Circa 1913|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924|
|Other Number||613 - Other Number|
Flat lenticular stone blade, wood haft, rattan peel lashings. The blade is bound between two pieces of wood which are in turn lashed to the shorter arm of an "L" formed by the trunk and branch of a sapling or the larger and smaller branches of a tree. End of handle shaped, with three carved rings. A crack near the end is held together with a ring of plaited rattan peel.
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