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Image: Ulu with very rusted blade and wooden handle

Ulu with very rusted blade and wooden handle

5 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. (15 x 12 cm)

Inuit (aka Eskimo, Inuk) Primary

Object Type: tool
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Medium and Support: metal on wood
Credit Line: Bequest of Miriam Look MacMillan
Accession Number: 1994.9.251
The ulu is a crescent-shaped woman's knife, used in sewing and cooking to cut hides, sinew, and meat. This example has a steel blade, a brass shank, and a wooden handle.

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