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punyal (dagger)?
  • Philippines
  • punyal (dagger)?, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Philippines
  • iron?, brass, wood
  • Object Length/Width: 22 x 5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 8 5/8 x 1 15/16 in
  • Gift of Helen E. Hoey
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0395

This knife has a curvy blade near the handle, though it straightens for half its length. There is a brass guard with scalloped edges and a raised band. The orange toned wood handle is rounded and bent downward.