Collection: Fry

Item Number: Fry0197

Category: Float - Net Float

Region: Arctic

Tribe: Eskimo

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Wood

Description: Net float, animal imagery, used by the fishermen of Point Hope, Alaska to support the head of the net. It was thought that the animal imagery would aid in bringing fish to the net.

Dimensions: 5.75"


Claire Fejes, Fairbanks, Alaska

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