About this object

Cultural context

cutting tool

Physical description

Small knife with short metal blade. Blade is flat and curved with interior curve and rounded end sharpened. Blade is inserted into groove in handle bound with coated cord. Curved wooden handle tapering towards blade is rectangular in cross section. Handle has small point at base and it is decorated with a faded woven band tied to the point and back of the handle. Several small braided strands fall below point with threads of tan, red, blue, and brown.