Náxw (Halibut Hook fragment)

Tlingit, Northwest Coast


late 19th century


Overall: 2 5/8 × 2 9/16 in. (6.6 × 6.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Glover Street Hastings III



North America, United States


19th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Hunting and Fishing


Native American

Native American: Northwest Coast

Not on view

Exhibition History

Arts Education Services, Peter Smith Studio, Wilson Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire.

Publication History

Tamara Northern, Native American Art, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, 1985, p. 7, no. 2.


Purported to be from the "Old Council House, Nome, Alaska," collected by Charles F. Schwing (1875-about 1954), Greenville, South Carolina; sold to Glover Street Hastings III, West Newton, Massachusetts and Bridgeton, Maine, 1930‘s; bequeathed to his daughter, Carlena Hastings Redfield (1888-1981), 1949; bequeathed to present collection [under the terms of her father‘s will], 1981.

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