1700-1800; 20th century
Stone, wood, bark
Overall: 3 x 28 x 9 1/2 in. ( 7.6 x 71.1 x 24.1 cm )
Axe consisting of old axe head (probably Native American) with modern wooden handle attached with thin strips of bark.
The axe head on this axe appears to be old, but the handle and bark are more recent. Native Americans would have been more likely to use animal sinew to haft the axe head to the handle.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.