Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Africa
  • hoe, late 1800s–1985
  • Where object was made: Africa
  • wood, metal, rhinoceros hide, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 39.5 x 20 x 6.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 15 9/16 x 7 7/8 x 2 9/16 in
  • Gift of Cathy Wolf
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1151

This is a small wooden handled hoe with a rhinoceros hide end to receive the metal blade. The blade is currently not affixed to the handle.