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>Costume Studies
>>1880 Argentine gaucho
Subjectgaucho cowboy
Culture: Argentine 
Setting: South American pampas 19thc
Objectfacón knife 

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* Museum of the Americas
"Facón (waist knife)  Argentina  Silver with gold ornament handle and sheath 
Steel blade; 8" l. (the knife is the essential element of gaucho attire)" 

​* Elmo
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​* Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology > Arts of War
Facón (knife). Gaucho, Argentina or Uruguay"

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