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Knife Sheath

Object Number:83-26-15B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Shilluk
Provenience: Sudan
Southern Sudan
Section:African
Materials:Leather
Copper
Length: 15.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of John B. Moore, 1983

Description

Leather sheath with braided leather looped handles with knob terminals. ?Leather? collar is bounded with single cooper wire. Sheath body is laced together on one face. Other face is decorated with raised medial and lateral ridges, between which run rows of punched decoration.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Recent Acquisitions 1983 (12 Mar 1984) View Objects in Exhibition
What is the What? A Sampling of Penn Museum\'s Sudanese Collections (09 Jan 2008 - 02 Jun 2008) View Objects in Exhibition

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