University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:42-30-104
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:American
Provenience: United States of America
Maker: A. Cochran
Section:Historic
Materials:Steel
Horn (animal part)
Brass
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:353 - Other Number

Description

Straight, single-edged steel blade, rounded to point and cut into tang; short section of back slanted to point. Stamped: "A. Cochran, 114 wires welded". Tang inserted in grip of twisted steel cable; short, straight guard with triangular perforation on each side. Made from a piece of the Brooklyn Bridge cable.


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