Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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semicircular knife
  • Philippines
  • semicircular knife, late 1800s–1904
  • Where object was made: Philippines
  • wood, metal, bamboo
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 8.5 x 10 x 16 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 3 3/8 x 3 7/8 x 6 1/4 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3194

The crescent shaped wooden piece has a metal blade at the convex side. The short piece of bamboo is perpendicular on the concave side.