Bear Spear and Shaft

Tlingit, Wrangell, Alaska, Alaska, Northwest Coast


collected late 1920s-1945

Iron, leather, wood

Overall: 68 in. (172.72 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Doris Meltzer



North America, United States

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Hunting and Fishing


Native American

Native American: Northwest Coast

Not on view


Belonged to Bill Hooker's grandfather (possibly William "Billie" Hooker, 1883-1933); collected by Axel Rasmussen, in the 1920's and 1930's [until his death in 1945]; Earl Stendahl; to Doris Meltzer, Meltzer Gallery, New York; given to present collection, 1963.

Old Number

Rasmussen #1395

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