Crooked knife, Houlton, ca. 1880

Contributed by Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum


The crooked knife was used by Native Americans, loggers, trappers and other woodsmen to carve tool handles, bowls and other wood objects. The blade on this knife is broken.

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  • Title: Crooked knife, Houlton, ca. 1880
  • Creation Date: circa 1880
  • Subject Date: circa 1880
  • Town: Houlton
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME
  • Media: Wood, steel
  • Dimensions: 19 cm x 9 cm x 4 cm
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
109 Main Street, Houlton, ME 04730

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