- 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
This is a pair of fishhooks made with a baleen shank. The objects have long slightly curved shanks with bound loops at one end, lashed with withe or leather, a bit of wood and a long, sharp bone point at the other end.