From: North America

Curatorial Section: American

Object Number 42-30-8
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Eskimo
Provenience North America
Culture Area Arctic Culture Area
Section American
Materials Ivory
Iconography Seal Hunt

Knife formed of one piece of ivory. pointed with straight back and cutting edge (dull) widening to a notch in front of the grip. Incised and blackened decoration on both sides showing seal hunt. Much worn. Old

Length 24 cm
Width 2.7 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 497 - Collector Number

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