From: Chile

Curatorial Section: American

Object Number 42-30-117
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Chile
Culture Area South American Culture Area
Section American
Materials Metal | Wood

Single-edged hammered steel blade tapering and curving to point. Socket from back of blade covers tang which extends through facetted wooden grip which expands towards rounded end. Both ends of grip ornamented with narrow bands of copper, silver, bronze and horn, and, at the tang end, of white shell and of metal (?) colored red, green and black.

Length 29.7 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 23 - Collector Number

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