Harpoon line

Harpoon line of tightly braided seal gut or sinew. Collected on the 1791-5 voyage of Captain George Vancouver to the Northwest Coast and south-east Alaska by Midshipman J. W. Scott.

Object Summary

Museum Number E1273e
Simple Name tool
Full Name harpoon line
Common Name harpoon line
Production country Alaska
Material gut; sinew?
Collection class Tools for farm and craft
Collection continent America
Collection area/region N
Production county Cook Inlet, Alaska
Production continent America
Cultural group Dena’ina (Tanaina)?
Function name tool