Saw with an iron blade and a handle made of whale bone. The blade is set into a bed cut into one face of the handle, and is held in place with four iron rivets. The grip section of the handle is offset at a slight angle from the portion that holds the blade, a feature that would have enhanced the efficiency of this tool.
FROM CARD: "ILLUS. IN PROCEEDINGS, USNM, VOL. 60; P1. 17, NO.7; P.48."