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Dagger

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Object Number:42-30-41
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Haida
Provenience: Canada
British Columbia
Queen Charlotte Islands
South Prince of Wales Island
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
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.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] Inuit Gallery of Vancouver Ltd., and Duff, Wilson. 1967. "Arts of the Raven: Masterworks by the Northwest Coast Indian". Hands of Creation: An Exhibition of Northwest Coast Native Art. Vancouver, BC. Inuit Gallery of Vancouver Ltd. pg. Unpaginated Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Cat No 245View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Gunther, Erna. 1962. Northwest Coast Indian Art: An Exhibit at the Seattle World's Fair Fine Arts Pavilion.. University of Washington. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 60, fig. 36View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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