FMNH 221521.A

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    Scanner: Grace Apfeld : Field Museum of Natural History - Anthropology
    Transcriber: Julia W. Kennedy : Field Museum of Natural History - Anthropology Collections
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    Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Chicago Natural History Museum - Ethnology | 21-7 | Provenience: Nigeria: Bornu Province | People or Culture: Kanuri (hilt and guard made at Mubi in Sarduna Province) | Object: saber and scabbard | Material: brass; steel; copper, leather | Description: A- one-edged curved blade; handle with wooden, leather-covered grip and a brass guard of European design; B- leather scabbard covered on outside with red tooled leather; brass sheeting decorated with repoussé motives; two wide loops on inner curve of scabbard for attachment to saddle. | Dimensions: (in cm.) A- Length: 96.8; width: 14.3. B- Length: 84.8; width: 3.5. | Collection: Purchased from Mr. David H. Spain 30 April 1968. [LEFT MARGIN] A | ENT | 221521 A-B | Field No. | Neg. No. A10 | Acc. 3017 [BACK] [PHOTOGRAPH]
Catalog Number: 221521.A
Description: saber
Materials: metal; brass, metal; steel, metal; copper, leather
Cultural Attribution: Kanuri
Accession Number: [3017] D. H. Spain (Purchase)
Accession Year: 1968
Collector/Source: David H. Spain, David H. Spain
EMu IRN: 1386498
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