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Knife and Sheath, late 19th or early 20th century

  • Akan, African

Steel, wood, and leather

  • Overall: 9 1/2 inches (24.1 cm)

Gift of Pauline Averbach and William Segesta

2000.117.A

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

Pauline Averbach and William Segesta

2000-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Akan, African, Knife and Sheath, late 19th or early 20th century, steel, wood, and leather. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Pauline Averbach and William Segesta, 2000.117.A.