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curved woodcarving knife

Copyright Minnesota Historical Society Collections

Knife has a curved wood handle with a carved scroll design at the end and a curved steel blade. The handle section near the blade is wrapped with wire. Two round white stickers are affixed to the handle; one is marked "T23A" and the other "96". The knife may have been used or made by Ojibwa woodcarver, "Nay-+ógoh-no-gi-szhik" (a.k.a John Clark), of the Mille Lacs, Minn., area.