Search Results:

<< Viewing Record 178 of 746 >>
View : Light Box | List View | Image List | Detailed
 


Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:African; Democratic Republic of Congo; Luba
Title:Ceremonial knife
Date Made:Mid 19th - early 20th century
Type:Armament; Ceremonial
Materials:Iron with hide and hair handle, wire made from copper alloy, vegetal fibers (seam), and unidentified matter
Place Made:Africa; Democratic Republic of the Congo
Measurements:Overall: 23 in; 58.4 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1963.1.U.OI
Credit Line:Gift of Emil J. Arnold, through Mrs. J. O'Leary (Doris E. Anderson, class of 1935)
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
mh_1963_1_u_oi_v1_ref.jpg

Description:
Wrought iron double cutting short spear with leather-covered handle, traces of fur remaining on handle

Tags:
African; indigenous people; weapons; swords; knives

Link to share this object record:
https://museums.fivecolleges.edu/detail.php?t=objects&type=ext&id_number=MH+1963.1.U.OI

Research on objects in the collections, including provenance, is ongoing and may be incomplete. If you have additional information or would like to learn more about a particular object, please email fc-museums-web@fivecolleges.edu.

4 Related Media Items

mh_1963_1_u_oi_v1_ref.jpg
mh_1963_1_u_oi_v1_ref.jpg
mh_1963_1_u_oi_v1_ref.jpg
mh_1963_1_u_oi_v2_ref.jpg
mh_1963_1_u_oi_v1_ref.jpg
mh_1963_1_u_oi_v3_ref.jpg
mh_1963_1_u_oi_v1_ref.jpg
mh_1963_1_u_oi_v4_ref.jpg
<< Viewing Record 178 of 746 >>