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Eskimo artist

Boat hook, before 1877

  • Antler
  • Alaska, Arctic, United States
  • L: 9 1/16 in, W: 7/8 in, D: 5 in (L: 23.0 cm, W: 2.2 cm, D: 12.7 cm)
  • Gift of the Smithsonian Institution, 1884
  • E3557
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Eskimo artist

Toggle, mid-late 19th century

  • Leather, ivory, paint
  • Cape Darby, Alaska, Arctic, United States
  • L: 3 6/8 in, W: 1 1/4 in, D: 1 in (L: 9.5 cm, W: 3.2 cm, D: 2.5 cm)
  • Gift of the Smithsonian Institution, 1884
  • E3558
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John Jewitt (English)

Dagger, early 19th century

  • Iron, leather
  • Nootka Sound, Northwest Coast, North America
  • L: 24 1/2 in, W: 1 1/2 in, D: 7/8 in (L: 62.2 cm, W: 3.8 cm, D: 2.2 cm)
  • Gift of Captain William Osgood, 1830
  • E3559
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Tlingit artist

Dagger and sheath, before 1830

  • Steel, copper alloy, leather, plant fiber
  • Nootka Sound, Northwest Coast, North America
  • L: 24 1/2 in, W: 3 in, D: 5/8 in (L: 62.2 cm, W: 7.6 cm, D: 1.6 cm)
  • Gift of William Osgood, 1830
  • E3560
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John Jewitt (English)

Dagger, early 19th century

  • Iron
  • Nootka Sound, Northwest Coast, North America
  • L: 15 in, W: 2 5/8 in, D: 1/2 in (L: 38.1 cm, W: 6.7 cm, D: 1.3 cm)
  • Gift of William Richardson, 1821
  • E3561
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Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) or Makah artist

Group of toggles, 19th century

  • Wood, bark, sinew, ivory
  • Northwest Coast, North America
  • L: 7 in, dia.: 2 1/2 in (L: 17.8 cm, dia.: 6.3 cm)
  • E3563
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Makah artist

Bag, mid-late 19th century

  • Cedar bark
  • Washington, Northwest Coast, United States
  • H: 18 1/4 in, W: 16 in (H: 46.4 cm, W: 40.6 cm)
  • Gift of the Smithsonian Institution, 1884
  • E3564.A
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Northwest Coast artist

Fishing spear, before 1867

  • Wood, bone
  • Alaska, Northwest Coast, United States
  • L: 16 3/4 in, W: 2 1/8 in, D: 2 1/8 in (L: 42.5 cm, W: 5.4 cm, D: 5.4 cm)
  • E3565
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Makah artist

Fishhook, mid-late 19th century

  • Baleen, bone, wood
  • Washington, Northwest Coast, United States
  • L: 18 in, W: 1 3/8 in, D: 3/4 in (L: 45.7 cm, W: 3.5 cm, D: 1.9 cm)
  • Gift of the Smithsonian Institution, 1884
  • E3566
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Wintu artist

Bow, mid-late 19th century

  • Wood, plant fiber, leather, fur
  • McCloud River, California, United States
  • L: 40 1/2 in, W: 1 3/8 in, D: 4 in (L: 102.9 cm, W: 3.5 cm, D: 10.2 cm)
  • Gift of the Smithsonian Institution, 1884
  • E3568.1
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