H4298 Dagger (tebutje), wood / shark's teeth, possibly made in Philippine Islands or Fiji, date unknown. Click to enlarge.

Dagger (tebutje), wood / shark’s teeth, possibly made in Philippine Islands or Fiji, date unknown

Made in Philippines, Asia

Carved wooden dagger with heavy central rib. The blade comprising shark’s teeth secured into a channel by cord binding. There is a short length of cord thread through the grip.

Summary

Object No.

H4298

Object Statement

Dagger (tebutje), wood / shark's teeth, possibly made in Philippine Islands or Fiji, date unknown

Physical Description

Carved wooden dagger with heavy central rib. The blade comprising shark's teeth secured into a channel by cord binding. There is a short length of cord thread through the grip.

Dimensions

Width

65 mm

Depth

28 mm

Production

Notes

This dagger was made in the Philippines.

Made

null

Source

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs C M Elliott, 1940

Acquisition Date

19 November 1940

Cite this Object

Harvard

Dagger (tebutje), wood / shark's teeth, possibly made in Philippine Islands or Fiji, date unknown 2018, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 13 December 2018, <https://ma.as/238856>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/238856 |title=Dagger (tebutje), wood / shark's teeth, possibly made in Philippine Islands or Fiji, date unknown |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=13 December 2018 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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