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Loan Object
Photo by Johan Vipper
Photo credit: Johan Vipper

Knife Sheath

19th century

Wood with horn

4 × 19 × 1 cm (1 9/16 × 7 1/2 × 3/8 in.) base: 16.5 × 9 × 3 cm (6 1/2 × 3 9/16 × 1 3/16 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.352
Geography: 
Made in Mahakam River or Long Glat, Borneo, Indonesia
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Kayan
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Arms and Armor
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: P. Kesner, Ibiza

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