Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Curved Sword with Scabbard

Date:
late 19th century
Culture:
African, western Sudan, Malinke (Mandingo)
Medium:
Iron or steel, brass, leather, plant fibers
Dimensions:
H. with scabbard 30 1/2 in. (77.5 cm); H. of blade 25 in. (3.5 cm); W. 1 in. (2.5 cm); Wt. with scabbard 1 lb. 7 oz. (652 g)
Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1977
Accession Number:
1977.251.3a, b
Not on view
Ex. Coll.: Bill Wright
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