Safe/Haven Update

Due to a private event, the exhibition Safe/Haven will be closed to visitors from 2–5 pm on Friday, May 14.

Machete w/scabbard

Object Number: 
1934.123ab
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Steel, wood, leather
Dimensions: 
Overall: 19 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 1 1/4 in. ( 49.5 x 11.4 x 3.2 cm )
Description: 
Machete with broad, single-edged steel blade with clipped point; steel quillons with ends bent upward toward blade; carved wooden grip with pistol grip pommel, the grip consisting of two panels riveted through tang of blade; leather scabbard (badly deteriorated).
Credit Line: 
Gift of the New York Caledonian Club
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group