Object Title

Knife - Machete

Knife - Machete

Date

1831-1870

Object Number

X.330

Provenance

unknown

Physical Description

the blade is straight and single edged, with an upturned point and flat section. Three narrow fullers run close to the back of the blade, from the hilt to about half way along the length of the blade. The scaled hilt is of horn and asymmetrical, running in-line with the back of the blade and secured to the tang with three rivets.

Techniques

Stamp, Riveted

Materials

Dimensions

BladeLength565 mm
OverallLength690 mm
OverallWeight759 g

Inscriptions and Marks

maker's mark
circle containing a 6 pointed star, within which is a horn and the letter P
blade
stamp