Fishhook for Halibut depicting a Man with a Hat holding a Fish

Tsimshian
Northwest Coast

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late 19th century

Wood, iron, cotton, and twine

Overall: 9 7/16 × 4 3/4 in. (24 × 12 cm)

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

181.2.26092

Geography

Place Made: Metlakatla, Annette Island, United States, North America

Period

19th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Hunting and Fishing

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Northwest Coast

Not on view

Exhibition History

People of Potlatch, Heritage Plantation of Sandwich, Sandwich, Massachusetts, May 10, 1987-October 25, 1988.

Provenance

Collected by Glover Street Hastings III, West Newton, Massachusetts and Bridgeton, Maine, 1920's-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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