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Knife

Object Number:NA5696
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chilkat
Tlingit
Provenience: Alaska
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Hide
Metal
Length: 22 cm
Width: 2.8 cm
Credit Line:Wanamaker Expedtion to the Northwest Coast, Louis Shotridge, 1917

Description

Carving and general use knife with a short, metal blade lashed to a wooden handle. The handle is rounded and tapers slightly at the end opposite the blade. A long, thin, hide strip is wrapped around the hafting end to secure the blade to a slot in the handle.

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