Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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netting shuttle
  • unknown Northwest Coast maker
  • netting shuttle, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: United States or British Columbia, Canada
  • wood, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 19.5 x 3 x 0.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 7 5/8 x 1 1/8 x 3/16 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5746

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 and a space around it that mirrors the shape of the pointed end. Light brown.