• Culture/People:


  • Object name:

    Adze with wolf-effigy handle

  • Date created:

    circa 1890

  • Place:

    Washington; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Animal Bone, iron blade, hide thong/babiche, cordage

  • Techniques:

    Carved, wrapped, incised

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected by Leo J. Frachtenburg (1883-1930) between 1911 and 1916; acquired by George Heye in 1917.

  • Dimensions:

    27.60 x 10.80 x 3.20 cm

  • Catalog number:



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