Bolo Machete

Location: Currently not on view

Associated Place: Philippine Islands

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.222461Catalog Number: 222461

Object Name: Machetemacheteknife, boloOther Terms: Machete; Edged Weapons

Physical Description: wood (overall material)Measurements: overall, machete: 1 1/8 in x 3 in x 27 7/8 in; 2.8575 cm x 7.62 cm x 70.8025 cmoverall, scabbard: 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in x 23 7/8 in; 1.905 cm x 6.35 cm x 60.6425 cm


Record Id: nmah_444165

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