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Knife  (Tools and Equipment (General))  "circa 1900"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1890-1910

Materials:

Iron blade, ivory, hide thong/babiche, animal bone, metal pin/pins

Techniques:

Carved, wrapped, nailed

Dimensions:

39 x 6 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Arctic, Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo), Inuvialuit Inupiaq (Mackenzie Delta Eskimo), Native Americans, North America, Western Arctic

Site Name:

Banks Island

County:

Inuvialuit Settlement Region

State:

Northwest Territories

Island Name:

Banks Island

IslandGrouping:

South Canadian Arctic Islands

Archipelago:

Canadian Arctic Archipelago

Country:

Canada

Collection History:

Collection history unknown; purchased by MAI from an unknown source in 1918.

Source ID:

NMAI_94998

Catalog Number:

8/7915

Album Name:

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