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Native NameAdya Katti
Object Number:42-30-345
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: India
Malabar Coast
Date Made: 15th Century - 19th Century
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Steel
Wood
Lacquer
Metal
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:288 - Other Number

Description

Adya Katti, knife. Cleaver-like. Single-edged steel blade with concave cutting edge and convex back tapering towards tang. Wooden grip lacquered red. Flat triangular pommel. Horizontally grooved metal band over tang.


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