• Culture/People:


  • Object name:

    Knife with mountain sheep effigy handle

  • Date created:


  • Place:

    Queen Charlotte Islands (Haida Gwaii); Skeena-Queen Charlotte Regional District; British Columbia; Canada

  • Media/Materials:

    Iron blade, copper, abalone/haliotis shell, hide thong/babiche, metal nails

  • Techniques:

    Hammered, soldered, stamped, inlaid, wrapped

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Bernard A. Whalen (Alaska Indian Curios company); acquired by George Heye in 1905.

  • Dimensions:

    47.5 x 10.5 x 3 cm

  • Catalog number:


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