Wooden Fish Float in the Shape of a Seal

Unknown people (Northwest Coast)
Northwest Coast


collected early 20th century


Overall: 5 13/16 × 1 1/2 × 1 3/8 in. (14.8 × 3.8 × 3.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mrs. Ernest Knaebel



Place Made: Northwest Coast, United States, North America


20th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Hunting and Fishing

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Northwest Coast

Not on view


Collection History: Mrs. Ernest (Cornelia Park) Knaebel (1874-1947; mother-in-law of Wilfred Wedgwood Bowen, Dartmouth Professor of Zoology, Curator of the Dartmouth College Museum, 1934-1945, and Director of the museum); given to present collection, 1944.

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