- Museum number
Flesher made of stone.
- Curator's comments
- From acquisition notes "Adams Co.[unty] Ohio.", with "Seneca ?" added to Registration Slip.
See Christy Correspondence:
Letter A E Douglass, New York/C H Read, 24 Nov 1887 and 'Invoice of Objects, worked in Stone & Shell by American Indians ... sent, in Exchange ... Selected from the Private Collection of A E Douglass Esq. in the Museum of Natural History, New York.
Douglass writes 'The "Flesher" is very rare of this shape, viz, one side of the blade flattened while the other is convex. In this shape it closely resembles the implements found in the Pacific Islands.'
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Am1887C2.3642 (old CDMS no.)