Eastern Woodland crooked knife. Solid handle having an exquisite hand chipped carved American Folk Art style geometric design. The blade is hand forged iron most likely made from remnants of another knife. The blade is held in place with a stud and then wrapped with thick harness saddle leather.
PERIOD: 19th CenturyORIGIN: East, United States
SIZE: 9 1/4" x 1 3/4", 2 1/2" Blade