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Knife

late 19th–early 20th century

Iron, brass, leather, and hide

2 1/4 × 20 1/2 × 12 in. (5.72 × 52.07 × 30.48 cm)
Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., Class of 1913, Fund
2001.53.1a-b
Geography: 
Nigeria
Culture: 
Tiv
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Arms and Armor
Provenance: 

Purchased from Bert Garrebeek, Primitive Arts, Belgium, July 2001

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2001,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2002): 128.

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