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Sheath

Object Number:P1246B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Borneo
Sarawak
Baram District
Date Made: Before 1897
Early Date: 1847
Late Date: 1897
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Rattan Peel
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. William H. Furness 3rd., 1898

Description

Sword sheath, with hanger. Sheath made of two flat pieces of wood lashed together. One side covered with panel of beadwork, with two large beaded tassels and beadwork-covered loop for hanging from belt.Tuft of hair at end of beadwork, near tip.

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