• Culture/People:

    Abenaki [Odanak/St Francis]

  • Object name:

    Crooked knife with beaver carved on handle

  • Date created:

    circa 1900

  • Place:

    Odanak Reserve (Saint Francis); Centre du Québec Region; Québec; Canada

  • Media/Materials:

    Wood, metal, cordage

  • Techniques:

    Carved, wrapped

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected between 1922 and 1923 by anthropologist A. Irving Hallowell (1892-1974) during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye/MAI.

  • Dimensions:

    25 x 3.3 x 6 cm

  • Catalog number:



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