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Dagger Handle in Form of a Bear with a Creature in its Mouth

Arts of the Americas

MEDIUM Iron, ivory
DATES 19th century
DIMENSIONS 16.5 x 5.1 x 2.2 cm / 6 1/2 x 7/8 in  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Gift of the Ernest Erickson Foundation, Inc.
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CAPTION Possibly Tlingit (Native American). Dagger Handle in Form of a Bear with a Creature in its Mouth, 19th century. Iron, ivory, 16.5 x 5.1 x 2.2 cm / 6 1/2 x 7/8 in. Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Ernest Erickson Foundation, Inc., 86.224.174. Creative Commons-BY
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Dagger Handle in Form of a Bear with a Creature in its Mouth