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Handle

Museum number:
2-1114
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020001114
Accession number:
Acc.46
Object count:
1
Description:
Ulu handle; irregular curving shape with deep groove at base.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Northwest Bering Sea, Alaska
Verbatim coll. place:
Alaska; Northwest Bering Sea
Culture or time period:
Alaskan Eskimo
Collector:
Charles L. Hall
Collection date:
ca. 1895
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.9 Multiple Utility
Accession date:
August 12, 1902
Context of use:
Woman's utility knife handle.
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
width 7.8 centimeters
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