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Hatchet

Hatchet

  • Place of origin:

    Assam (made)

  • Date:

    mid 20th century (made)

  • Museum number:

    IS.153-1989

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Curved chopper with iron blade, inserted into a wooden handle. The lower part of the handle is decorated with red and yellow dyed cane, and the upper part is adorned with fringes of red dyed goat hair.

Place of Origin

Assam (made)

Date

mid 20th century (made)

Dimensions

Width: 9.8 cm max., Length: 73 cm

Production Note

Made in Naga Hills. part of Archer collection.

Materials

Iron; Wood; Hair

Techniques

Carved

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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