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Wooden knife

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Artist Unknown (Tlingit)

Date

late 19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Medium: Sculpture | Wood, probably cedar
Size: 11 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. (29.8 x 3.8 cm)
Creation Place: North America, United States, Northwest Coast, Alaska
Culture: Tlingit, North America, United States, Northwest Coast, Alaska
Style: 19th century
Physical Description: Wooden knife with round double edged blade, with figure carved on top. The figure appears to be a man but has ears on top which should signify an animal. There are no distinguishing attributes. Back almost plain.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Mr. Harry E. Wood
Accession Number: 28.108
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009