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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 repoussÃ© 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.BDescription: sheath for saberMaterials: metal; brass, metal; steel, metal; copper, leatherCultural Attribution: KanuriAccession Number:  D. H. Spain (Purchase)Accession Year: 1968Collector/Source: David H. Spain, David H. SpainEMu IRN: 1386499GUID: e8bb00d6-3f1e-4679-ad1c-ee3a115fcea5
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