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Splint Cutter

Object Number:37-23-24
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Penobscot
Provenience: United States of America
Maine
Oldtown
Culture Area: Northeast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Metal
Length: 14 cm
Width: 3.49 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Samuel W. Fernberger, 1937

Description

Wooden, carved with caricoloid end and finger sockets on upper face; incised five-pointed star on animal in low relief; raised guide-bar on lower face at right angles to teeth; seventeen steel teeth made from watch spring; copper band screwed on distal end. "G Paul" incised.

Bibliography:

[Article] Wardle, Harriet N. 1937. "Chief Gabriel Paul's Treasure". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 7. no. 1. pg. 10-15 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pl. VIView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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