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Knife

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Artist Unknown (Tsimshian or Tlingit)

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19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Medium: Arms and Armor, Arms and Armor-Edged Weapon (Do Not Use) | Wood, metal
Size: 11 7/8 x 1 1/4 in. (30.2 x 3.2 cm)
Creation Place: North America, United States, Northwest Coast region, Alaska
Culture: Tsimshian or Tlingit, North America, United States, Northwest Coast region, Alaska
Style: 19th century
Physical Description: Dagger with double edged pointed blade with ridge down center bound onto carved wooden handle. The binding is of cord covered with cloth and a second binding of cord. The handle is carved with an animal head with ears on top, round nose with round nostril
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Mr. Harry E. Wood
Accession Number: 28.106
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009