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Object Number:42-30-111A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Cuba
Santiago de Cuba
West Indies
Culture Area: Caribbean
Section:American
Materials:Steel
Wood
Brass
Length: 28.8 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:82 - Other Number

Description

Straight, single-edged, steel blade the back curved to the point; the blade is notched in front of the tang. The tang is inserted through a cylindrical, wooden grip with metal cap. Short, brass guard forming socket.

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