Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Country Unknown
  • axe, late 1800s
  • wood, metal, staining, paint, incising
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 91 x 3 x 14.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 35 13/16 x 1 1/8 x 5 11/16 in
  • Gift of Kansas Bible Chair
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3536

The axe has a red-brown straight handle that goes through the metal axe head. The blade is triangular, with a short neck to the band that goes around the handle. There are incised lines, with red paint over the top, on the band around the handle.