From: China

Curatorial Section: Asian

Object Number 42-30-238A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Chinese
Provenience China
Section Asian
Materials Steel | Wood | Fiber | Iron | Leather

Long single-edged steel blade with nearly parallel sides; cutting edge curved to point; groove near back on both faces; Tang inserted in wooden grip which is almost completely covered with fibre rope; circular iron guard with overhanging rim; wooden sheath covered with black leather; iron band at top and tip and two iron rings on upper half connected by ornamental bar.

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 165 - Collector Number

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