Spindle whorls of wood and bone main content.

Spindle whorls of wood and bone

Part of Northwest Coast Hall.

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Exhibition Text

Spindle whorls of wood and bone, used with a wooden shaft for spinning yarn of mountain goat wool.

Collection Information

(Spindles)

Catalog No: 16 / 2199 Field No: 114
Culture: KWAKWAKA'WAKW
Locale: BC, FORT RUPERT
Country: CANADA
Material: WOOD, BONE
Dimensions: L:32 D:5 [in CM]
Acquisition Year: 1897
Donor: HUNT, GEORGE & BOAS, FRANZ, PROF.
Collector: HUNT AND BOAS?

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Catalog No: 16 / 2200 Field No: 114
Culture: KWAKWAKA'WAKW
Locale: BC, FORT RUPERT
Country: CANADA
Material: WOOD, BONE
Dimensions: L:28 D:5.5 [in CM]
Acquisition Year: 1897
Donor: HUNT, GEORGE & BOAS, FRANZ, PROF.
Collector: HUNT AND BOAS?

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(Whorls)
Catalog No: 16 / 2204 Field No: 38
Culture: KWAKWAKA'WAKW
Locale: BC, FORT RUPERT
Country: CANADA
Material: BONE
Dimensions: D:4 [in CM]
Acquisition Year: 1897
Donor: HUNT, GEORGE & BOAS, FRANZ, PROF.
Collector: HUNT AND BOAS?

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Catalog No: 16 / 2205 Field No: 38
Culture: KWAKWAKA'WAKW
Locale: BC, FORT RUPERT
Country: CANADA
Material: BONE
Dimensions: D:5.5 [in CM]
Acquisition Year: 1897
Donor: HUNT, GEORGE & BOAS, FRANZ, PROF.
Collector: H