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Object Number:42-30-36
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tlingit
Provenience: Alaska
Culture Area: Northwest Coast
Section:American
Materials:Copper
Length: 29.5 cm
Width: 5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:571 - Other Number

Description

One piece of heavy sheet copper. CONvex cutting edge tapering sharply. Concave upper edge of blad ebent back. Engraved figures on face: bear, hawk, and raven, and the words, "Valdez" and "Alaska". Written on back: "Indian's Story knife hammered out of the native copper, ALaska, rare, $35."


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