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Blade

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Artist Unknown (Fon)

Date

19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Blade, Artist Unknown (Fon)
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Medium: Arms and Armor | Metal, wood, leather
Size: 25 3/4 x 4 x 1 3/4 in. (65.41 x 10.16 x 4.45 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Benin, West Africa region
Culture: Fon, Africa, Benin, West Africa region
Style: 19th century
Physical Description: incised decoration on blade including animal with four spots at top of one side and lizard at top of other side, leather wrapped around handle
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of the Ullrich Collection
Accession Number: 97.167.39
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009