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Object Name Dagger
Catalog Number 0985.09.00113
Description Dagger: double-edged blade of diamond cross section with two fullers; bronze cross with animal head quillons, bronze handle cast to represent American Indian. Bronze scabbard (.113a).
Dimensions L-11 inches
Owned Unknown
Made Unknown
Provenance A dagger presented to a lady by a Northern Democrat at the beginning of the war with these words: "For self protection if necessary."
People unidentified woman
unidentified Union citizen [unidentified Northern Democrat]
Subjects Native Americans