Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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netting shuttle
  • Cowichan peoples
  • netting shuttle, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: British Columbia, Canada
  • wood, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 8.5 x 2 x 0.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 3 3/8 x 3/4 x 3/16 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5743

Small flat piece of wood. One end is tapered, the other has a large semicircular notch leaving two points. The center has a prong and a space around it that mirrors the shape of the pointed end. Light wood color.