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small knife
  • unknown Native Arctic maker
  • small knife, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: District of Alaska or Alaska Territory (present-day Alaska), United States or Canada
  • bone, slate
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 11.5 x 2.5 x 1 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 4 1/2 x 1 x 3/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5837

Small knife with a bone handle and slate blade. Short, straight blade of grey stone, angled on the non-cutting side. Brown bone handle.