THE JOHN HENRY KILBUCK COLLECTION
Fishhook

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Collection John Henry Kilbuck Collection
Date 1885 ca.-1911 ca.
Description Bone fishhook with an iron hooked nail at the larger end. The narrow end has a hole through which a loop of braided cord could be attached. There are two holes that have been drilled onto the top of the hook (where the nail head can be seen) that makes the lure appear more like a fish. Overall, the hook is in a long teardrop shape.
Dimensions L-3.25 inches
Category 4: T&E For Materials
Object ID 1911.078
Object Name Fishhook
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