Crooked Knife

Crooked Knife Sheath


From: North America

Curatorial Section: American

Object Number 42-30-23
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Eskimo
Provenience North America
Culture Area Arctic Culture Area
Section American
Materials Iron | Ivory | Skin

Small, single-edged iron blade rivetted and tied to end of long ivory grip which is ornamented with deeply cut circle and dots, triangles and chevrons. Small sealskin sheath for blade attached by thong to pierced hole in grip.

Length 23.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 67A - Collector Number

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