From: India | Naga Hills

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 78-15-9A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Indian
Provenience India | Naga Hills
Date Made 1800-1945
Section Asian
Materials Iron | Wood | Brass | Bone | Tooth

Very long Naga knife from the Burma border with carved round/flat topped handle wrapped with string then covered with pitch/resin. Handle bottom is bone with nails in a design. Flat, blunt end.

Length 61.5 cm
Width 5.7 cm
Credit Line Gift of Frank Krich, 1978

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