University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:42-30-72
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: Canada
Hudson Bay
Culture Area: Subarctic (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Steel
Wood
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Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:96 - Collector Number

Description

Double-edged, wide, steel blade tapering at point; medial ridge on both faces. Eni inserted in split of two piece wooden handle and secured by lashing through two holes in haft and blade. Grip wrapped with thong. Used for trade with the Indians.


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