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Chisel  (Woodworking tools)  "AD 1400-1900 (blade: probably AD 1400-1870; haft: 1870-1900)"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1400-1900

Materials:

Slate, wood, hide

Techniques:

Pecked, ground, carved, wrapped

Dimensions:

19.50 x 4 x 3.50 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Central Northwest Coast, Native Americans, North America, Northwest Coast, Nuxalk (Bellacoola)

State:

British Columbia

Country:

Canada

Collection History:

Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Frederick Landsberg (1861-1935, Victoria, British Columbia, dealer in Indian artifacts); purchased by George Heye in 1904.

Source ID:

NMAI_1089

Catalog Number:

1261

Album Name:

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