Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Colombia
  • knife, mid-late 1900s
  • Where object was made: Colombia?
  • wood, leopard? fur, seeds, gum resin, feathers, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 30 x 4.5 x 3 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 11 13/16 x 1 3/4 x 1 3/16 in
  • Gift of Janet B. Young
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6805

The knife has a dark brown wooden blade. The handle is wrapped in white fur. There is a knob at the end of the handle and a ridge between the blade and the handle that are made of resin. There is a red feather in the end of the knob. There are red and grey seeds in the ridge of resin.