Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

  • Asia
  • knife, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Asia
  • wood, metal, plant fiber
  • Object Length: 19.5 cm
    Object Length: 7 5/8 in
  • Gift of Mrs. Allen Phillips
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3523

The short metal blade has a relatively long wooden handle, half of which is wrapped with plant fiber to keep the blade in place.