Fishing Float


From: Alaska | Angoon

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number NA10820
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Tlingit
Provenience Alaska | Angoon
Culture Area Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section American
Materials Cedar Wood

Fishing float made of cedar carved to roughly resemble a sea bird. The float was attached to a fishing line and used to indicate when a fish bites.

Length 66.5 cm
Width 16.4 cm
Credit Line Wanamaker Expedition to the Northwest Coast; Louis Shotridge, 1926
Other Number Shotridge 107 - Field No SF

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