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Dagger with Sheath

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Artist Unknown (Dogon)

Date

19th-20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Dagger with Sheath, Artist Unknown (Dogon)
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Medium: Arms and Armor | Wood, metal, leather
Size: 12 7/8 x 7/8 x 1 3/8 in. (32.7 x 2.22 x 3.49 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Mali
Culture: Dogon, Africa, Mali
Style: 19th-20th century
Physical Description: metal blade, carved wooden handle with squatting female figure, leather sheath, tooled with vertical zig-zags on one side, looped leather strap on other side, plain leather tip with traces of animal hair on one side
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of the Ullrich Collection
Accession Number: 97.167.26a,b
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009