Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

  • Africa
  • machete, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Africa
  • iron, wood, wire
  • Object Length/Width: 68 x 6 cm
    Object Length/Width: 26 3/4 x 2 3/8 in
  • Gift of Kansas Bible Chair
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0338

This is a large knife with an iron blade. Half of the wooden handle is wrapped in twisted wire.