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Object Number:29-48-439
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: United States of America
Upper Missouri River
Culture Area: Great Plains Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Brass
Iron
Length: 85 cm
Width: 18.4 cm
Credit Line:Exchange with George G. Heye, 1919
Other Number:2/3359 - Collector Number

Description

Wooden handle in shape of gunstock decorated with brass tacks around edges and in various designs (straight lines, circles, diamonds) on body of handle. Metal blade attached at bend of gunstock. Blade is double edges with two cut-outs on either side of center near lower edge. Tip of blade is broken off, as is one of the lower cut-outs.

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