Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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scraper handle
  • United States
  • scraper handle, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • bone, carving, incising
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 30.5 x 4 x 9 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 12 x 1 9/16 x 3 1/2 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5013

The length of bone has a sharp bend at one end. The angled end has a slit to accomodate a blade. The opposite end is rounded. There are bands of dots around the handle.