Gaffs of deer antler and iron for salmon

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    • These were fitted to the ends of long poles. 

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      Catalog No: 19 / 609
      Culture: TLINGIT, CHILKAT
      Locale: AK, HAINES BOROUGH, CHILKAT
      Region: NORTHWEST COAST
      Country: USA
      Material: ANTLER (DEER)
      Dimensions: L:17.5 W:9.5 [in CM]
      Acquisition Year: 1869-1890
      Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

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      GAFF, SALMON
      NORTH AMERICAN ETHNOGRAPHIC COLLECTION
      Catalog No: E/ 1460
      Culture: TLINGIT, SITKA QWAN
      Locale: AK, SITKA BOROUGH, BARANOF ISLAND, SITKA, SITKA QWAN
      Region: NORTHWEST COAST
      Country: USA
      Material: METAL (IRON)
      Dimensions: L:20 W:6 [in CM]
      Acquisition Year: 1894 [EXPEDITION]
      Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

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