An Inuit Ulu, steel with antler handle, bought in Western Greenland in the 1950's.
An ulu is an all-purpose knife traditionally used by Inuit women. It is utilized in applications as diverse as skinning and cleaning animals, cutting a child's hair, cutting food, as a weapon and, if necessary, and trimming blocks of snow and ice used to build an igloo.
Height: 12 cm | 4.75 in
Weight: 15 cm | 6 in