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Native NamePichangatti
Object Number:42-30-343A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Coorg
Provenience: South India
Date Made: 15th Century - 19th Century
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Iron
Wood
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:230 - Other Number

Description

Hand knife(Pichangatti). Heavy single-edged iron blade curved to point at back. Forward end of black concave. Thin wide tang of same shape as two-piece wooden grip which broadens into disc-like end. Metal rivets.


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