Handle for an ulu made from bone or antler. Two holes have been drilled through the handle for attaching tangs that in turn would have been connected to a blade. The Smithsonian Institution's catalogue appears to indicate that this was a complete ulu at the time it was collected.
FROM CARD: "LABEL: "WOMAN'S KNIFE (ULU).--BLADE OF IRON, BELL-SHAPED; THE UPPER MARGIN RIVETED TO TWO STEMS OF ANTLER, THE LATTER PASSING THROUGH MORTISES IN THE HANDLE OR GRIP. THIS SPECIMEN RESEMBLES VERY CLOSELY THE MODERN CHOPPER KNIFE. WIDTH OF BLADE 4 1/2"." ILLUS. IN USNM AR, 1890; P1. 56, FIG. 1; P. 416."