Machete and sheath - 911.3.160.A_5

911.3.160.A_5

Machete and sheath

Medium:Steel, horn, leather, paint
Geography: Hartford, Connecticut and Latin America
Date: before 1910
Dimensions:
69 x 10.5 cm
Object number: 911.3.160.A
Credit Line: Oronhyatekha Collection; Gift of the Independent Order of Foresters
Not on view
DescriptionAccording to the Oronhyatekha Collection catalogue #533: "St. Cruz Machete and sheath for cutting sugar cane". The knife bears both a manufacturer's stamp and sticker. Both are written in spanish, yet the manufacturer (Collins & Company) appears to be based in Hartford, Connecticut.
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