Knife Sheath


From: Argentina | Libertad

Curatorial Section: American

Object Number 42-30-119
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Argentina | Libertad
Culture Area South American Culture Area
Section American
Materials Metal | Leather
Inscription Language Spanish Language

Straight, single-edged steel blade, the cutting edge slanted to the point; both faces bevelled toward back near oint; the back of blade marked with the letters A.H. and X repeated. On one face, an engraved head of the goddness of Liberty in profile between two stars over the word: "LIBERTAD". Squared projection over tang which is inserted through silver grip, rectangular in section, with band at each end and around middle with deeply engraved floral pattern; on two faces of grip, an impressed and engraved leaf pattern. Squared section stamped: "Anezin Hnds y Ci a". and "27".

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 76 - Collector Number

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