Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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netting shuttle
  • Makah peoples
  • netting shuttle, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: Washington, United States
  • wood, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 18 x 2.5 x 0.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 7 1/16 x 1 x 3/16 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5745

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 narrow prong, and a space around it that mirrors the shape of the pointed end. Brown.