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Rubber Tree Knife Blade

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Native NameMiid Kriid Yaang
Object Number:96-14-20
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Thai
Provenience: Thailand
Pakle
Date Made: 1900-1994
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1994
Section:Asian
Materials:Iron
Inscription Language:English Language
Credit Line:Thai Ethnographic Project; Jennifer Lane White (Asian Section Keeper), 1996

Description

Rubber tree knife blade. Curved metal blade with crook in tip for cutting bark off of rubber trees. Sharp edge of blade is upper end inner edge. Lower part of blade blunt and thick on both sides with metal clip. Trademark with the number "3" in an oval stamped into metal blade. Rusty and very worn. Two holes in tang of knife.

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