E1084: Fishing Hook(?); Unknown

Ethnographic

Identifier:
E1084
Classification Category:
4:Tools & Equipment for Materials ➞ Fishing & Trapping Implements
Materials:
metal
Dimensions:
27.2 mm L
26 mm W
Provenance of Object:
This object was held in the museum that Luther College started in 1877. This museum eventually grew into the Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum, and following this, non-Norwegian American ethnographic objects were returned to Luther and accessioned into the college’s Anthropology Collection. Without additional documentation, was likely obtained by the Luther College Museum (later the Norwegian-American Museum) between the late 19th century and early 20th century.
Ethnic Group:
-
Source Locality:
Alaska, North America
Description:
Metal, U-shaped hook. Possibly a piece of a fishing hook.
Related Collections
Accession: 1996.ETHN62, 1/1/96 Donated by: Unknown (1996.ETHN62)