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Walnut, walnut veneer, elm, oak, ebony
Original Owner:Beekman Family
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Overall: 13 3/4 x 3 x 1 1/8 in. ( 34.9 x 7.6 x 2.9 cm )
Dagger with slightly curved steel blade and carved wooden handle; wooden sheath with dark wood and ivory trim.
Gift of Mrs. James G. Harbord
According to the accession records, this object 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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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