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U001.11.164
Artist / Maker : Unknown; SA; Rock Island Arsenal
Title : Untitled (World War I machete and case)
Date (Execution) : c. 1910-1912
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Style / Period : Western Modern 1900-1950
Medium / Material  : Wood; brass; steel; leather; copper; other metals
Support / Technique : carved; forged; cast; sewn; welded; assembled
Object Type : machetes (knives); sheaths (cases)
Visual Description : A steel machete with a brass and brown varnished wooden handle in a leather, copper, and steel case. The shape of the blade is curved at the end. The case has a steel armature at the top affixed with brass bindings. The leather of the case is light brown in colour.
Accession # : U001.11.164
Width (cm) : 6.00
Height (cm) : 44.00
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of the Estate of Michael C. Williams
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