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Knife with Shark's Head

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Charlie Tagcook, Knife with Shark's Head, ca. 1850, metal, yew, and hide, Museum Purchase: Indian Collection Subscription Fund, Rasmussen Collection of Northwest Coast Indian Art, no known copyright restrictions, 48.3.205

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Title

Knife with Shark's Head

Artist

Charlie Tagcook (Tlingit, 1866-1950)

Date

ca. 1850

Medium

metal, yew, and hide

Dimensions (H x W x D)

21 1/8 in x 2 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in

Inscriptions & Markings

stamp: WD, metal hilt

Collection Area

Native American Art

Category

Northwest Coast

Weapons

Object Type

knife

Cultural Group

Tlingit

Credit Line

Museum Purchase: Indian Collection Subscription Fund, Rasmussen Collection of Northwest Coast Indian Art

Accession Number

48.3.205

Copyright

no known copyright restrictions

Terms

hide

knives

metal

Northwest Coast Native American styles

Tlingit

yew

Place Made

Created in: Wrangell

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