University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:42-30-251
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Section:Asian
Materials:Steel
Wood
Silver
Mother-of-Pearl
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:444 - Other Number

Description

Single-edged steel blade recurved to point. Sheath section of wood has long, silver cap at each end. Each side divided into three panels; dark tortoise shell, mother-of-pearl with slight engraved floral decoration, ivory warrior/ ivory dancing man.


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