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Object Name Knife
Catalog Number UNNUMBERED-512
Date ca. 1800
Material(s) metal, bone
Dimensions H-16.5 W-2 D-1.75 inches
Description This is an antler-handled skinning knife. The handle is slightly curved with one end carved down for the metal attachment. The base of the handle was where it had molted off the deer. The metal blade has a curved point. The top appears to be the blunt flat edge and the base is the cutting edge.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Antlers
Deer
Deer hunting
Knives
Metals
Skin
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS