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Crooked Knife with Sheath

Crooked Knife with Sheath

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Object Name
knife, crooked
sheath, knife
Object Type
cutlery
date made
ca 1900
place made
United States: Alaska
Physical Description
steel (blade; rivets material)
antler, reindeer or caribou (handle material)
leather (sheath; thong material)
fiber (thread) (sheath material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/8 in x 11 1/2 in x 1 7/8 in; 2.8575 cm x 29.21 cm x 4.7625 cm
ID Number
DL.59.1514C
catalog number
59.1514C
accession number
111627
Credit Line
Estate of Charles F. Wiebusch
subject
Knives
Personal Accessories
Woodworking
Eskimo
Native Americans
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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