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
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Indians of North America--Maine
- Carving (Decorative arts)
- Native American arts
- Indian art--North America
- Implements, utensils, etc.
For more information about this item, contact:Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine
5746 Maine Center for the Arts, Orono, ME 04469
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