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Loan Object
Photo by Johan Vipper
Photo credit: Johan Vipper

Rattan Cutting Knife

19th century

Steel and bone

20.5 × 1.5 × 2 cm (8 1/16 × 9/16 × 13/16 in.)
base: 7 × 4 × 4.5 cm (2 3/4 × 1 9/16 × 1 3/4 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.475
Geography: 
Made in Borneo
Culture: 
Dayak
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: B. Frank, New York

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