A surgical instrument

  • Exhibition Text

    • A surgical instrument made of a number of steel blades lashed with cedar bark to a wooden handle. It was used to scarify swellings.

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  • Collection Information

    • Catalog No: 16.1/ 1561
      Culture: KITIKSHAN, KISGAGASS
      Locale: BC, BABINE RIVER, KISGAGAS
      Country: CANADA
      Dimensions: L:6.5 W:4.4 [in CM]
      Acquisition Year: 1915 [EXCHANGE]
      Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

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