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Scarce Naga head-hunters warriors dao HumanHair Tropey

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9 Scarce Naga head-hunters warriors dao with a very thick heavy and stumpy curved chopping blade (almost in the shape of a Burmese Dha). 19th cent Naga tribes were in between the borders of Burma and India. The base of the blade is approx. 1  cm / inch thick and 4 cm/ 1 inches wide at its widest point.  The back of the blade is carved with x-s along the blade with 2 end to end Vs at the base. Length of the blade is 12 inches / 30 cm. Hardwood handle with 2 large iron ferrels at both ends. Dark age patina on the wood. Protruding from the base of the handle is a long tuft of human hair taken as a war trophy measuring 15 inches / 39 cm approx.. The black hair has been dyed red in sections giving it a nice 2-tone colouring. Overall length of item (excluding the hair) is just over 21 inches / 53 cm approx.

This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 06 December, 2012.