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Knife

Object Number:49-21-3C
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Period: Edo Period
Date Made: 1603 - 1868 CE
Early Date: 1603
Late Date: 1868
Section:Asian
Materials:Metal
Leather
Iconography:Iris Flowers
Length: 19 cm
Credit Line:Gift of DeForest Willard, 1949

Description

Small knife which fits in slot on side of short sword, wakizashi. Decorated with iris flowers.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Images of Victory: Woodblock Prints from the Sino-Japanese War (04 Nov 1995 - 31 Aug 1996) View Objects in Exhibition
The Stories We Wear (25 Sep 2021 - 12 Jun 2022) View Objects in Exhibition

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