University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:42-30-42
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Haida
Provenience: Canada
British Columbia
Queen Charlotte Islands
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Copper
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Abalone
Length: 58 cm
Width: 5.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:183 - Other Number

Description

Copper. Long, double-edged blade tapered to point with wide, flat, applied medial ridge on one face. Tang inserted in wooden shaft wound with thong with wooden cap riveted over top of blade. The grip terminates in a double wooden neck with abalons shell inlay. The whole is frazed and backed with a leaf-shaped copper blade with sharp edges.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

American Indian Life 1776-1976 ( Dec 1976 - 1978) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] 1976. American Indian Life: 1776-1976.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 25View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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