Adze with heavy steel blade

Tlingit, Alaska, Northwest Coast


collected late 1920s-1945

Wood, rawhide, steel

Overall: 10 5/8 x 3 13/16 x 9/16 in. (27 x 9.7 x 1.4 cm)

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



North America, United States


20th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Adze


Native American

Native American: Northwest Coast

Not on view


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, 1965.

Old Number

Rasmussen 2921

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