Knife Sheath


From: Canada | Great Slave Lake

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 42-30-53B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Cree
Provenience Canada | Great Slave Lake
Culture Area Subarctic Culture Area
Section American
Materials Steel | Bone | Leather | Brass

Single-edged steel blade rounded to point. Wide tang inserted in two-piece bone grip ornamented with long, deeply cut notches. Rivets. Leather sheath with eight rows of brass nail heads across the top and with five rows (some of four rows and a few of six rows) around side.

Length 28.85 cm
Width 13.7 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 131 - Collector Number

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