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Moro Knife

Object Number: 
1933.122
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Steel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 18 3/4 x 2 1/2 x 1/2 in. ( 47.6 x 6.4 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Moro knife with broad, heavy, single-edged steel blade; scored decoration consisting of two X's on lower back edge; missing hilt.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this knife was taken from a Filippino "Moro" by Lt.-General Robert Lee Bullard while on an expedition under General Leonard Wood in late 1903.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lt.-General Robert Lee Bullard
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group