Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Northwest Coast peoples
  • hook, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States or British Columbia, Canada
  • iron
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 33.5 x 15.5 x 1.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 13 3/16 x 6 1/8 x 9/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5673

The fork-like triangular metal tool has a narrow end with one small hook. The wider end has five separate tines. The center tine is straight and the remaining four are hooked toward the center. It is black.