From: Zaire | Kasai District | Belgian Congo
Curatorial Section: African
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Provenience||Zaire | Kasai District | Belgian Congo|
|Materials||Iron | Brass | Wood|
Beak-like iron blade: wooden handle ornamented with brass studs and wire. Large iron blade extending from handle; blade is narrow just above the handle then widens; at the end of the blade opposite the handle the blade bends sharply to one side and tapers to a sharp point; there is a hole through the face of the blade, just above where the blade becomes wide; wooden handle and has a large cylindrical knob at the end opposite the blade; there are five vertical rows of brass studs on the knob and a circle consisting of six brass studs in the center of the underside of the knob; metal wire is tightly wrapped around part of handle closest to the blade.
|Credit Line||Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912|
|Other Number||1226 - Other Number|
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