Woman's knife

Image by Musée départmental de Solutré
This type of knife was used for scraping and cutting hides and also for cutting the umbilical cord of newborns. The handle is decorated with geometric incisions.

Kamchatka, Far East, Kamchatka District, 1897.


Length 31 cm, width 6.3 cm.

Coll. No. 4895-25.

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