Line made of kelp

  • Exhibition Text

    • Used in fishing for halibut and cod. It was brittle when dry, but very strong and pliable when wet.

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  • Collection Information

    • Catalog No: E/ 1079
      Culture: HAIDA, TLINQWAN
      Locale: AK, TLINQWAN
      Region: NORTHWEST COAST
      Country: USA
      Material: PLANT FIBER (KELP)
      Dimensions: L:46 W:35 [in CM]
      Acquisition Year: 1894 [EXPEDITION]
      Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

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