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Man's knife and sheath  (Personal items)  "circa 1895"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1890-1900

Materials:

Animal bone, iron blade, wood, spruce root, hide, cotton cloth, cotton embroidery floss

Techniques:

Carved, sewn, wrapped, appliqued, embroidered

Dimensions:

23 x 2.6 x 3.7 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Arctic, Kuskwogmiut Yup'ik (Kuskokwim Eskimo), Native Americans, North America, Western Arctic, Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)

Site Name:

Kuskokwim River

County:

Calista Native Corporation, Doyon Native Corporation

State:

Alaska

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collected by George Byron Gordon (1870-1927, associated with the Free Museum of Science/University Museum at the University of Pennsylvania) in 1905 or 1907; acquired by George Heye in 1908 via an exchange with the Free Museum.

Source ID:

NMAI_17512

Catalog Number:

1/6730

Album Name:

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