Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Australian Aboriginal maker
  • knife, late 1800s–1944
  • Where object was made: Central Australia
  • stone, gum resin, pigment, chipping
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 14.5 x 5 x 2.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 5 11/16 x 1 15/16 x 1 in
  • Gift of Karl F. Baldwin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3918

The short knife has a light colored stone blade. The handle end is resin, covered with red pigment.