Adze with an iron blade

Unknown people (Northwest Coast), Northwest Coast


collected late 1920s-1945

Iron, wood, and cloth

Overall: 24 x 9 1/2 in. (60.96 x 24.13 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Doris Meltzer and the Meltzer Gallery



North America, United States


20th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Woodworking


Native American

Native American: Northwest Coast

Not on view


Collected by Axel Rasmussen (about 1887-1945), probably in the 1920's and 1930's; Earl Stendahl (1887-1966) [dealer], Los Angeles, California; sold to Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon; sold to Doris Meltzer (1908-1977), Meltzer Gallery, New York; given to present collection, 1959.

Old Number

Rassmussen #345

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