Knife (uluaq)

Knife (uluaq)
Knife (uluaq)
Date:
1880–1890
Location:
de Young
Gallery 01
Century:
Media:
Iron Alloy And Bone
Dimensions:
4 1/2 x 4 5/8 x 1/2 in.
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Eskimo, Yup'ik
Provenance:

Original Purchase Date: 02 /22 / 02
Purchased From: Jeffrey R. Myers
Gallery: Jeffrey R. Myers / Primitive and Fine Arts
Gallery Address: 12 East 86th Street, New York, NY 10028, USA

Accession Number:
2007.21.162
Acquisition Date:
2007-06-21
Credit Line:

Bequest of Thomas G. Fowler

Women's knife (Ulu), made with a steel blade, probably cut from a commercially made wood saw. The handle is made of ivory rendered in the form of a fish (salmon?).

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