Line made of kelp main content.

Line made of kelp

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.

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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