• Culture/People:

    Tlingit [Hoonah (Huna)]

  • Object name:

    Knife with hawk and eagle effigy handle

  • Date created:


  • Place:

    Hoonah (Gaudekan, Gand-Ah-Kan); Sealaska Native Corporation; Alaska; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Steel, copper, mountain sheep horn, abalone/haliotis shell, hide thong/babiche, metal rivets

  • Techniques:

    Forged, riveted, carved, inlaid

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected by Lieutenant George T. Emmons (1852-1945, US Navy 1881-1899); purchased by George Heye in 1907.

  • Dimensions:

    40 x 5.5 x 2 cm

  • Catalog number:


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