Kiribati. <em>Sword</em>, late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, shark teeth, sennit, 36 x 104 in. (91.4 x 264.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Appleton Sturgis, 35.2194. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 35.2194_acetate_bw.jpg)



Medium: Wood, shark teeth, sennit

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Dates:late 19th or early 20th century

Dimensions: 36 x 104 in. (91.4 x 264.2 cm)


Accession Number: 35.2194

Image: 35.2194_acetate_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Shark teeth sword fastened between the ribs of palm leaves by with sennit lashings; sword in four sections, three sections laced onto the main stem Condition: fair

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