Loan Object
Photo by Johan Vipper
Photo credit: Johan Vipper

Knife for Mandau

late 19th century

Horn, wood, steel, nails, marquetry and resin

33.8 x 1.5 cm (13 5/16 x 9/16 in.) base: 6.5 x 7.5 x 6.2 cm (2 9/16 x 2 15/16 x 2 7/16 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.672
Culture: 
Dayak
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Arms and Armor
Geography: 
Made in Borneo
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: M. Johnson, Los Angeles

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