Knife

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Culture/People
Copper Inuit (Copper Eskimo) [Ahagmiut/Coronation Gulf]
Collector
Captain Joseph-Fidèle Bernard (Captain Joseph Bernard), Non-Indian, 1878-1972
Previous owner
Alaska Fur Company (Hudson Bay Fur Company)
Seller
Alaska Fur Company (Hudson Bay Fur Company)
Object Name
Knife
Media/Materials
Animal Bone
Techniques
Carved, notched
Object Type
Tools and Equipment (General)
Place
Coronation Gulf; Kitkmeot Region (Qitirmiut); Nunavut; Canada
Collection History
Collected between 1910 and 1922 by Joseph-Fidèle Bernard (1878-1972, captain of the schooner "Teddy Bear" and collector of Arctic material); purchased by MAI from the Alaska Fur Company (Seattle, Washington) in 1922.
Catalog Number
11/3274
Barcode
113274.000
See related items
Copper Inuit (Copper Eskimo) [Ahagmiut/Coronation Gulf]
Tools and Equipment (General)
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
Contact Us
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