Miniature Knife

possibly proto-Bamana, Niger River Inland Delta, Mali, Western Africa, Africa

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15-16th century

Copper alloy

Overall: 2 3/16 x 1/4 in. (5.5 x 0.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Joseph Knopfelmacher

986.18.26702

Geography/Culture

Africa, Western Africa, Mali

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Knife

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Provenance

Collected in Bamako, Mali by Joseph Knopfelmacher and Margaret Harris Knopfelmacher (1925-2010), Craft Caravan Gallery, New York in 1960's-1970's; given to present collection, 1986.

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