Object photography

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Object description

  • Northwest Coast artist
  • Fishing equipment, before 1922
  • Wood, horn
  • Alaska, Northwest Coast, United States
  • L: 18 5/8 in, W: 5/8 in, D: 3/8 in (L: 47.3 cm, W: 1.6 cm, D: 1.0 cm)
  • Gift of Henry F. DePuy, 1922
  • E21751


This fishing tackle is made from a whittled wooden stick with a keyhole split at each end. There is a thin horn string with a knot that passes through both slots and ends there loose in the slot.