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LIne of hide and spruce root

Part of Northwest Coast Hall.

Among other hunting and fishing tools from the Tlingkit people of Alaska, a thick line made of hide and spruce root fiber used as part of a snare for catching large land mammals.

Exhibition Text

Used as part of a snare for catching large land mammals

Collection Information

Catalog No: 19 / 1178
Culture: TLINGIT, CHILKAT
Locale: AK, HAINES BOROUGH, CHILKAT
Region: NORTHWEST COAST
Country: USA
Material: HIDE, PLANT FIBER (SPRUCE ROOT)
Dimensions: D:31.5 [in CM]
Acquisition Year: 1869-1890
Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

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