Knife, late 19th century

  • Haida, Native American

Carved mountain sheep horn, mother of pearl, copper, wood and leather

  • Framed: Overall: 2 × 18 3/4 × 5 inches (5.1 × 47.6 × 12.7 cm)

Gift of Andy Nasser

F1983.167

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Haida
  • Carving
  • Inlay (process)
  • Abalone shell
  • Wood
  • Mother of pearl
  • Horn
  • Collagen
  • Copper
  • Weapons and ammunition
  • Finial
  • Knife (weapon)
  • Thong (strip)
  • Queen charlotte islands

Provenance

Belle Simpson. Andy Nasser (New York, New York, USA); 1983-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Haida, Native American, Knife, late 19th century, carved mountain sheep horn, mother of pearl, copper, wood and leather. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Andy Nasser, F1983.167.