Tlingit Halibut Hook
Date: 19Th Century
Dimensions: 9.5 ” x 5 ” x 2 ½ ”
Artist: Tlingit Unknown
Materials: Yew wood, iron, spruce root
- Description: Pacific Northwest Coast Wood Effigy Halibut Hook, 19th C. Tlingit or Haida. Carved in the form of a human shaman transforming into a hawk , iron hook and wrapped together
- with cord. The hook was a very successful one with lots of bite marks present.
- Museum quality example