Object Title

Spear

Spear

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

XXVIL.288

Provenance

Private donation, 21 January 1999

Physical Description

The shaft is made from a length cut from the wall of a large bamboo. The head is leaf shaped a, the lower part forged into an open socket. Below the head the shaft is covered with bands of hair in pendant tassels in the sequence red, black, red with the final tassels incorporating black hair and red with white bands. There is then a palin section with an upper binding below which are bands of hair in the sequence red, white black repeated. There is an iron spike at the base.

Dimensions

Dimensions: The overall length of the spear is 1735 mm, the head being 259 mm. Weight: The weight of the spear is 0.67 kg.

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places India, Naga