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Hook for halibut fishing  (Hunting/Fishing/Warfare)  "1880-1900"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1880-1900

Materials:

Yew, animal bone, spruce root, nettle fiber

Techniques:

Carved, bent, wrapped

Dimensions:

13.9 x 15.2 x 1.2 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Native Americans, North America, Northwest Coast, Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka), Southern Northwest Coast

Site Name:

Vancouver Island

State:

British Columbia

Island Name:

Vancouver Island

Archipelago:

Vancouver Island Group

Country:

Canada

Collection History:

Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Washington University (St. Louis, Missouri) and probably acquired by the University between 1880 and 1900; purchased by MAI in 1961.

Source ID:

NMAI_246374

Catalog Number:

23/1213

Album Name:

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