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Knife

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Object Number:42-30-33
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Eskimo
Provenience: United States of America
Alaska
Hinchinbrook Island
Culture Area: Arctic Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Metal
Length: 31 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:464 - Collector Number

Description

One piece of steel. Double edged blade with nearly straight sides abruptly tapering at point. Flattened medial ridge on one face. The grip, which is bound with cloth, forks into two flat spirals.

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