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WEALTH BLADE

Yurok-Hupa
Northern California

late 19th century (?)

obsidian
length: 17 ¾”

Inventory # S3983-1

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no restoration or repair

Provenance

John George Baedlein (b. 1865 d 1958), a Kansas City architect and amateur archelogist

The Robert Hayden Museum, Georgia

George Terasaki collection, New York, NY, acquired 1960’s to 1970’s

Exhibited

The Robert Hayden Museum, Georgia

Related Examples

Denver Art Museum, cat nos. 1944.67 and 1954.382 – See: Conn, Richard. Native American Art in the Denver Art Museum. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1979, pg. 270, pls. 373 and 373

Kroeber, Alfred A. Handbook of the Indians of California, Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin No. 78, Washington DC, 1925, pg. 26, pl. 2

Miles, Charles. Indian and Eskimo Artifacts of North America. New York: Bonanza Books, 1963, pg. 147, pl. 6.17

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