Arrowshaft Straightener and Hand Piece (socket) for Fire Drill
Dene (Athabascan), Sugpiaq (Alutiiq), Eyak or Tlingit
collected early 20th century
Wood and white quartz
Overall: 7 × 1 3/4 × 1 3/8 in. (17.8 × 4.5 × 3.5 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mrs. Charles Sheldon
Place Made: Northwest Coast, Prince William Sound, United States, North America
Tools and Equipment: Hunting and Fishing
Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic
Native American: Northwest Coast
Not on view
Collected by Charles Alexander Sheldon (1867-1928), about 1913; to his wife, Louise Walker Gulliver Sheldon (1867-1950), Woodstock, Vermont; given to present collection, 1950.
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