Ulu with an iron blade and ivory handle. The handle has a slot cut into the bottom edge into which the blade has been inserted. Two copper rivets help secure the blade to the handle. Two sets of seven seven intersecting holes drilled through the handle show staining, indicating that baleen had been laced through the holes to provide a grip. The blade has a curved edge that has been sharpened by filing along both sides.
FROM CARD: "BLADE OF IRON TRAPEZOIDAL, FASTENED BY MEANS OF TWO COPPER RIVETS INTO A HANDLE OF WALRUS IVORY. THE HANDLE IS PIERCED BY A DOUBLE ROW OF HOLES ON ITS UPPER MARGIN FOR A LACING OF WHALEBONE. ILLUS. IN USNM AR, 1890; P1. 56, FIG. 2; P. 416."