Surgical knife with tapering blade

Made:
1870-1920
Surgical knife with tapering blade, made of steel (?)

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Surgical knife with tapering blade, made of steel (?)
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Surgical knife with tapering blade, made of steel (?), probably missing its wooden handle, bears Islamic decoration, Algerian, 1870-1920

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A652542
Materials:
steel
type:
surgical knife