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Netting Needle

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Object Number:70-9-506
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Naskapi
Barren Ground Band
Provenience: Canada
Labrador
Culture Area: Subarctic (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Moose Bone
Length: 11 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970
Other Number:NA1716 - Collector Number

Description

Moose bone, used for lacing snowshoe webbing. Flat, pointed at both ends, with a round hole in the center. (Typed note found accompanying object.)

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