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Object Number:42-30-58
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Nez Perce
Provenience: North America
Culture Area: Plateau Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
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Metal
Length: 62.5 cm
Width: 29 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:84 - Other Number

Description

Heavy, wooden shaft cut to form obtuse angle above blade. Hand-hammered copper, double-edged, lanceolate blade, inset below the bend. Pair of bead-wrapped thongs and two pairs of thongs with cartridge case tinklers. Wrist thong.

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