• Format/Object name:

    Harpoon and bird-shaped float for hunting porpoises

  • Date created:


  • Artists/Makers:

    possibly made by Indian George, Duwamish (Dwamish)

  • Place:

    Duwamish West Waterway; Seattle; King County; Washington; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Wood, cotton twine/string, animal bone, metal, tree pitch/gum

  • Techniques:

    Carved, wrapped

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Formerly owned by Indian George (Duwamish); purchased from him in 1920 by T.T. Waterman (Thomas Talbot Waterman, 1885-1936, MAI staff member) during fieldwork sponsored by MAI.

  • Dimensions:

    305 x 21 cm

  • Catalog number:


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