Short Sword with Bone Handle with Sheath

Unknown Filipino, Filipino

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collected about 1900

Bone, iron, wire, and tin

Overall: 20 11/16 in. (52.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Lt. Col. Alfred T. Clifton, Class of 1927P

42.15.7756

Geography/Culture

Asia, Southeast Asia, Philippines

Period

19th century

Object Name

Armament

Classification

Asia

Not on view

Provenance

Collected by Lt. Col. Alfred Theodore Clifton (1875-1944) with the U.S. Army Signal Corps, in the Philippines, 1901; given to present collection (through his son, Alfred Theodore Clifton, Jr. (1906-1996), Class of 1927), 1942.

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