Crooked Knife, ca. 1870

  • Ottawa, Native American

Wood (possibly hickory), steel, and iron wire

  • Framed: Overall: 1 1/4 × 9 1/2 × 1 7/8 inches (3.2 × 24.1 × 4.8 cm)

Founders Society Purchase

81.113

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Ottawa
  • Hickory
  • Steel
  • Wire
  • Wood
  • Iron
  • Knife (cutting tool)
  • Knife (weapon)
  • Michigan

Provenance

Mary B. Shurtleff (Cross Village, Michigan, USA); purchased by Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] (Flint, Michigan, USA); 1981-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Ottawa, Native American, Crooked Knife, ca. 1870, wood (possibly hickory), steel, and iron wire. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.113.