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Knife Sheath

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Object Number:40-33-73B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Finnish
Lapp
Provenience: Northern Scandinavia
Culture Area: Russia
Section:American
Materials:Ivory
Saddle Leather
Technique:Etched
Iconography:Reindeer
Wolf
Credit Line:Gift of William Hinckle Smith, 1940

Description

Steel knife blade with ivory handle, etched. Sheath of ivory, carved in two pieces, joining along the face of the blde; held together by broad band of saddle leather; etched conventional design and openwork on one face. Reindeer and wolf on other face.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Arctic Art (06 Dec 1957 - 30 Mar 1958) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] 1957. Arctic Art.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pg 9, #240View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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