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Object Number:42-30-41
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Haida
Provenience: South Prince of Wales Island
Queen Charlotte Islands
Culture Area: Northwest Coast
Section:American
Materials:Copper
Wood
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Sinew
Abalone
Length: 51 cm
Width: 5.3 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:410 - Other Number

Description

Double-edged copper blade tapering to point. Applied flat medial ridge on one face and applied band on both faces at junction with grip. Other face concave. Tang inserted in wooden grip which is wound with sinew and thong. Grip ends in head of hawk with abalone shell inlay.


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Weapons and Defense (27 Oct 1951 - 06 Jan 1952) View Objects in Exhibition

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