|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Materials||Wood | Shark Teeth | Coconut Fiber|
Short weapon of light-colored wood, very sllightly curved, edged with large sharks' teeth: thirteen one edge (2 broken of); twelve the other (1 broken off, 2 missing). Teeth individually attached by means of fiber cord through holes in their bases and in the blade. Handle roughly square in corss-section, pierced, with small loop of metal wire. Raised ring between handle and blade. Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900.
|Credit Line||Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003|
|Other Number||1993.X.270 - Other Number|
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