E1084: Fishing Hook(?); Unknown
4:Tools & Equipment for Materials ➞ Fishing & Trapping Implements
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.
Alaska, North America
Description:Metal, U-shaped hook. Possibly a piece of a fishing hook.