Knife Handle


From: United States of America (uncertain) | Canada (uncertain) | New York (uncertain)

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 42-30-54
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Iroquois
Provenience United States of America (uncertain) | Canada (uncertain) | New York (uncertain)
Culture Area Northeast Culture Area
Section American
Materials Wood | Fiber

Crooked knife type, blade missing. Left handed. Polished wood, the notch for the blade wrapped with platted fiber cord. Grip in the form of a clenched human hand with a mirror and the initials: "S.A." on the back of the hand and a horse in low relief in back of the thumb. A carved heart in back of the little finger.

Length 19.2 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 208 - Collector Number

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