Original Purchase Date: 2 / 24 / 01, $1,000
Purchased From: Jack Curtright
Gallery: Curtright and Son Tribal Arts
Gallery Address: 759 St. Helens Ave., Tacoma, WA 98402, USA
Bequest of Thomas G. Fowler
Basketry splitter, a women's tool used with broken razor blades inserted in slots in the body of the tool to split basket materials into uniform widths, carved in zoomorphic form depicting a sea serpent biting a fish, probably a salmon.