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U981.1.13
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Sword with Scabbard)
Date (Execution) : c.1875-1901
Geographical Origin : West Africa
Cultural Group : African
Style / Period :
Medium / Material  : Metal; Wood; Reptile Skin
Support / Technique :
Object Type : Weapon; Sword
Visual Description : Sword with metal blade. Handle is covered in wood and wire coil. Scabbard is is leather with reptile skin on top. The tip of the scabbard has come off and is in two pieces, made of wood, metal, leather, and decorated in triangular patterns and lizard creature.
Accession # : U981.1.13
Width (cm) : 56.00
Height (cm) : 3.00
Depth (cm) : 14.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of Mrs. H. E. Ballard
Artist Statement :