Pear Shaped Stone Net Sinker

Coast Salish
First Nation
Northwest Coast



Overall: 2 5/16 × 1 1/4 in. (5.8 × 3.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of W. Wedgwood Bowen



Place Found: Salt Spring Island, Canada, North America

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Hunting and Fishing

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Northwest Coast

Funerary Objects

Not on view


Collected ["mostly purchased'] by Wilfrid Wedgwood Bowen (1899-1987), on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia; given to present collection, 1939.

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