Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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ulu (knife)
  • unknown Northwest Coast maker
  • ulu (knife), late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: United States or British Columbia, Canada
  • wood, metal
  • Object Length/Width: 15.8 x 8 cm
    Object Length/Width: 6 1/4 x 3 1/8 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0602
Label Text

This knife has a "D" shaped metal blade, the rounded side being the cutting edge. It has a straight wooden handle with a slit to receive the vertical portion of the "D" shaped blade.