Gaffs of deer antler and iron main content.

Gaffs of deer antler and iron for salmon

Part of Northwest Coast Hall.

Tli_2.9_Gaffs_hero

Exhibition Text

These were fitted to the ends of long poles. 

Collection Information

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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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