Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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wooden scabbard
  • Asia
  • wooden scabbard, late 1800s–2007
  • wood, carving, incising
  • Object Length/Width: 50 x 11 cm
    Object Length/Width: 19 5/8 x 4 5/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3524

The wooden scabbard has a heavily embellished top and tip. The top has two bands of a floral looking design and it flares to the wide side, which would be the cutting edge if a knife were present. The flared tip has a similar floral design. It is light brown and the back is undecorated.