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Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Field Columbian Museum. | 21-9 | Country West Africa | Locality Togo Hinterland | People Hausa Stock | Name Sword and leather scabbard. Scabbard thicker on edges, with brass band near top, shorter than sword, sword with handle wrapped with brass & leather, and leather covered iron guard. Length 92 cm. | Collection Otto Finsch. Cap. Thierry, Col. | Notes Some cloth cords and tassels attached to scabbard. Looks like Arab | Price [LEFT MARGIN] A | ENT | 104920 1-2 | 264 | Acc. 941Catalog Number: 104920.2Description: scabbard (sheath) for swordMaterials: leather, metal; brass, clothCultural Attribution: HausaLocality: Africa, Togo: Togo uncertainAccession Number:  O. Finsch (Purchase)Accession Year: 1905Other Numbers: 264Country: TogoCollector/Source: Otto Finsch, Captain Gaston ThierryEMu IRN: 1349899GUID: 79262f29-a777-448c-bdb7-d57c0ad52b31
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