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- H: W: 610 mm L: 658 mm D: Circum:
Sword sheath. Leather etched with colour patterning. Lots of tassles which are also etched
80 x 10cm not including the tassling
The inference that the item is from Africa is based on its similarity to a sword illustrated in Christopher Spring, African Arms and Armour, British Museum Press, 1993, p. 40. In this work such swords are provenanced to Western Sudanic Africa.