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Knife Sheath

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Object Number:42-30-615B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mashona
Provenience: Zambia
Section:African
Materials:Iron
Brass
Wood
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:8 - Other Number

Description

Two-piece wooden sheth bound at both ends with fine brass wire; deeply incised geometric decoration on one face and loop for carrying cord.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Seven Metals of Africa (12 Nov 1959 - 12 Jan 1960) View Objects in Exhibition

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