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Sword Sheath

Object Number:2013-22-3B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Masai Cluster
Provenience: Kenya
Samburu National Reserve
Culture Area: East Africa
Section:African
Materials:Leather
Height: 1.8 cm
Length: 33.2 cm
Width: 5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mark P. and Peggy L. Curchack, 2013

Description

Short Sword (A) and Sheath (B). Wood and Leather sheath. Sheath made of two pieces of wood held together or wrapped with leather. An overcast stitch seam runs along center of sheath. A section of leather is gather near top of sheath to form a loop for belt.

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