Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

netting shuttle
  • unknown Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) maker
  • netting shuttle, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada
  • wood, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 20 x 3 x 1 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 7 7/8 x 1 1/8 x 3/8 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5744

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