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Description

Flat round wrist knife with leather shields. Leather strip covering outside is held on with iron clips. Leather covering on inside part of blade where wrist fits. Held on with copper wire wound around leather.

History Of Use

Knife used to slit throat or stomach of tribal enemies. At other times used as a decoration and for utilitarian cutting purposes.

Cultural Context

Decoration; weapon.

Item History

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