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Date:Not Recorded

Description:An ornamental Haussa dagger, from Nigeria, with a metal blade and wooden handle decorated by green and black interwoven leatherwork.

The sheath is decorated by black and green leather bands and has a loop incorporated for carrying. The knife has red and yellow strands of beads tied around the hilt.


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Donor ref: LEAMG : M1436.1915 (60/23552)

Source: Leamington Spa Art Gallery and Museum

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