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Parade Knife with Wooden Handle

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Provenance

1992/1993, sold by Amyas Naegle, New York, to anonymous donors; 2006, anonymous year-end gift to the MFA. (January 24, 2007)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

African, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ekond peoples, mid-20th century

Dimensions

Overall: 54.6 cm (21 1/2 in.) Lender Accessory: 1.9 x 9.2 x 9.2 cm (3/4 x 3 5/8 x 3 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.2039

Medium or Technique

Metal

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Warfare, hunting, & fishing, Swords, Daggers, Knives