Dagger Sheath


From: Morocco

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 42-30-612B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Arab
Provenience Morocco
Section African
Materials Brass | Wood | Leather

Curved wooden sheath completely covered wit brass with deeply cut conventional design; brass ring through each of the two pierced extensions from the sides of the sheath at the top. Attached to the sheath are a snake-skin pouch and a small iron spoon. Silk tassel and thongs with shells at ends.

Length 25.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 307-A - Collector Number

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