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Knife

Object Number:NA9463
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chilkat
Tlingit
Provenience: Alaska
Klukwan
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Metal
Hide
Length: 28.3 cm
Width: 2.4 cm
Credit Line:Wanamaker Expedition to the Northwest Coast; Louis Shotridge, 1923
Other Number:14 - Other Number

Description

Carving and general use knife with a short, metal blade lashed to a wooden handle. The handle is rounded and tapers at the end opposite the blade. A long, thin, hide strip is wrapped around the hafting end to secure the blade to a slot in the handle.

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