Arts of the Pacific Islands
Wood, shark teeth, sennit
late 19th or early 20th century
Gift of Appleton Sturgis
Shark teeth sword fastened between the ribs of palm leaves by with sennit lashings; sword in four sections, three sections laced onto the main stem
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Kiribati. Sword, late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, shark teeth, sennit, 36 x 104 in. (91.4 x 264.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Appleton Sturgis, 35.2194. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 35.2194_acetate_bw.jpg)
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