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Scraper

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Object Number:35-22-31
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tanana
Provenience: United States of America
Alaska
Tanana (Alaska)
Middle Yukon Valley
Culture Area: Subarctic Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Iron
Fiber
Length: 26 cm
Width: 3 cm
Credit Line:Yukon Expedition, Frederica de Laguna, 1935

Description

Tw- handed scraper. Straight iron blade. Both ends wrapped with cloth to make hand grips. Used for scraping off the hair on raw skin. Ride is laid over a pole and scraper is drawn down and towards the user.

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