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Knife Sheath

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Object Number:42-30-119
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Argentina
Culture Area: South American Culture Area
Inscription Language:Spanish Language
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:76 - Collector Number


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".

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