Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Northwest Coast peoples
  • sinker, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Western Washington, United States
  • stone, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 33 x 5 x 3.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 13 x 1 15/16 x 1 3/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5721

The long, relatively narrow piece of stone is diamond shaped in cross section and has a rounded point at one end. It is rounded at the other end with a hole through the circle. It is dark grey.