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Object Number:42-30-487
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Samoan
Provenience: Samoa Islands
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Wood
Plant Fiber
Length: 75 cm
Width: 9.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:14 - Other Number

Description

Long, rectangular. Single-edged iron blade, the back of the blade terminating in a hook. Tang inserted in wooden shaft; brass band at junction and another beyond the middle of the shaft; plaited fibre wrapping.


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