From: Alaska

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number NA5696
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Chilkat | Tlingit
Provenience Alaska
Culture Area Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section American
Materials Wood | Hide | Metal

Carving and general use knife with a short, metal blade lashed to a wooden handle. The handle is rounded and tapers slightly at the end opposite the blade. A long, thin, hide strip is wrapped around the hafting end to secure the blade to a slot in the handle.

Length 22 cm
Width 2.8 cm
Credit Line Wanamaker Expedtion to the Northwest Coast, Louis Shotridge, 1917

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