Splint Cutter


Location: On Display in the Native American Voices

From: United States of America | Maine | Oldtown

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 37-23-19
Current Location Native American Voices - On Display
Culture Penobscot
Provenience United States of America | Maine | Oldtown
Culture Area Northeast Culture Area
Section American
Materials Wood | Metal

Wooden, carved with puma head on proximal end two cones on dorsal aspect making finger sockets; on both faces and edges, incised designs of cross hatching and excised triangles and inlay of darker wood in bars, triangles and leaf sprays. Six steel teeth made from watch springs [one lost]; brass band screwed on distal end.

Length 14.6 cm
Width 4.4 cm
Credit Line Gift of Samuel W. Fernberger, 1937

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