THE JOHN HENRY KILBUCK COLLECTION
Fishhook

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Collection John Henry Kilbuck Collection
Date 1885 ca.-1911 ca.
Description V-shaped fishhook with iron nail used in halibut fishing. The item is mostly wooden with one arm of the V carved to resemble a human figure with an animal head as a hat. The other arm of the V holds the iron nail. The two arms of the V are bound together at the base. A rope is threaded through the human figure's stomach.
Dimensions H-9.75 W-1.75 D-5 inches
Category 4: T&E For Materials
Object ID 1911.013
Object Name Fishhook
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