Knife

Tlingit, Klukwan, Alaska, Northwest Coast

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Traditional

Oak wood, steel, and string

Overall: 13/16 x 9 1/4 x 1 in. (2 x 23.5 x 2.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Doris Meltzer

163.22.15109

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Knife

Classification

Native American

Native American: Northwest Coast

Not on view

Exhibition History

Peoples and Cultures of the Northwest Coast and Arctic Regions, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 22-October 14, 1990.

Provenance

Chief Kadonaha; collected by Axel Rasmussen, in the 1920's and 1930's [until his death in 1945]; Earl Stendahl; to Doris Meltzer, Meltzer Gallery, New York; given to present collection, 1963.

Old Number

Rasmussen #1069

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