The blade is a piece of a file 525 inches long curved edge 1938 wide This is attached to a handle of alder cut from a tree about 15 diameter with a limb 75 inches in diameter 115b which serves as a handle The blade was wrapped in blue and white gingham and lashed with Niblick Fig 94 cotton fish cord


Tlingit people, Wrangell, Alaska, Northwest Coast, Native American

Late 19th-early 20th century