Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Northwest Coast peoples
  • knife, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: United States or British Columbia, Canada
  • metal, string
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 28.5 x 3 x 2 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 15 1/8 x 1 1/8 x 3/4 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5689

The metal knife has a rounded point. The other end is rounded and notched. The segment near the notched end is wrapped with a thick binding of light colored string. It is rust colored.