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Culture/People:
Makah  Search this
Collector:
Douglas Leechman (J.D. Leechman/John Douglas Leechman), Non-Indian, 1890-1980  Search this
Seller:
Douglas Leechman (J.D. Leechman/John Douglas Leechman), Non-Indian, 1890-1980  Search this
Object Name:
Whaling harpoon, case, and lanyard
Media/Materials:
Metal, hide, cedar bark, animal bone
Techniques:
Carved, folded, plaited, twined, wrapped
Dimensions:
103 x 8 x 4.5 cm
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place:
Neah Bay, Makah Reservation; Clallam County; Washington; USA
Date created:
1870-1900
Collection History:
Collected by anthropologist Douglas Leechman (J.D. Leechman, 1890-1980, of the National Museum of Canada) in 1920; purchased by MAI from Douglas Leechman in 1920.
Catalog Number:
10/641
Barcode:
100641.000
See related items:
Makah
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_108173