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Knife and sheath w/cord

Object Number: 
1948.601ab
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Steel, wood, silver, fiber
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 3/8 x 2 3/4 x 1 in. ( 36.5 x 7 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Dagger with double-edged convex steel blade and wooden handle with two prongs decorated with silver bands and braided fiber; wooden sheath decorated with embossed and perforated silver bands and wrapped with long strip of braided fiber.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this example was acquired by the donor's husband, Colonel James Guthrie Harbord (1866-1947), while serving as Assistant Chief of Philippines Constabulary, U. S. Army, from 1903 to 1914.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. James G. Harbord
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group