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Knife Handle

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
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

Description

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.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

What in the World (02 Nov 1980 - 12 Dec 1980) View Objects in Exhibition

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