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Object description

  • Penobscot artist
  • Knife, before 1935
  • Wood, iron, copper
  • Northeastern United States
  • L: 9 7/8 in, W: 1 1/4 in, D: 3 in (L: 25.1 cm, W: 3.2 cm, D: 7.6 cm)
  • Gift of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Generously provided by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1935
  • E21438


This is a crooked knife with a long blade secured in the handle with copper rivets. The end of the blade hooks slightly to the side. The wooden handle is curved and decorated with a saw tooth edged design.