1894.32.62

Khond axe with eye-hafted, wide, curved iron blade and wooden haft partly bound with brass wire. [SM 13/04/2007]

Place details: ASIA. India. Cultural Group: Khond Local Name: Unknown. Materials: Iron Metal / Wood Plant / Brass Metal / Metal Wire / ?. Processes: Forged (Metal) / Bound / Cast / Incised / Decorated / ?. Dimensions: Max L = 1010 mm Max W = 150 mm When Collected: By 1894 Acquired: Donated June 1894

KEYWORD: Axe / CLASS: Tool / Weapon / ?.

Object description: Khond axe with eye-hafted, wide, curved iron blade and wooden haft partly bound with brass wire. The haft has a finial spike held by a cast brass tube that is decorated with incised lines. The haft also has a brass butt. [SM 13/04/2007]