Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Venezuela
  • dagger, late 1800s–1928
  • Where object was made: Venezuela
  • wood, plant fiber, pigment?, carving
  • Object Length/Diameter: 45 x 2.5 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 17 11/16 x 1 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6814

The wooden dagger has a flattened blade with two barbs. The cylindrical handle is wrapped with plant fiber strings. There are remnants of dark brown vertical stripes on the wrapping.