Used in the flesh for human consumption (cannibalism) trade, as recorded by Glave in 1890. 25 1/2" overall with finely forged blade decorated with stipple line work and solid line bordered panels with stipple fields. Wood hilt in four stages of characteristic form, shows opened shrink crack from production of green (unseasoned) wood as is typical. The base with wire binding. Blade crisp with mottled gray patina.