Contributed by Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine
The crooked knife, a one-handed draw knife, indigenous to the Northeast, was an essential tool for Indians in this region.
Crooked knives were used to shape objects by slicing and shaving and used to hollow out wooden bowls and dishes.
About This Item
- Title: Indian crooked knife, ca. 1900
- Creation Date: circa 1900
- Subject Date: circa 1900
- State: ME
- Media: Metal, antler
- Local Code: HM 6300
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine
5746 Maine Center for the Arts, Orono, ME 04469
Please post your comment below to share with others. If you'd like to privately share a comment or correction with MMN staff, please use this form.