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double pointed dagger
  • Colombia
  • double pointed dagger, mid-late 1900s
  • Where object was made: Colombia?
  • deer fur, wood, gum resin?, seeds?, plant fiber?, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 40.5 x 3 x 2.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 15 15/16 x 1 3/16 x 1 in
  • Gift of Janet B. Young
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6807

The wooden weapon has a cylindrical handle in the center and dark brown wooden points on either end. The handle is wrapped in light brown animal fur. There are broken pieces of resin with red and grey seeds, a piece of cloth string, and a piece of twisted fiber string that may be broken from this piece though they are currently separate.