Fishhooks and Net Weight

Image

Fishhooks and Net Weight

Title

Fishhooks and Net Weight

Identifier

Accession No.: 1913-1.146
Accession No.: 1991-54.1
Accession No.: 1991-54.2

Description

Barb section of a composite fishhook made of bone.

Mussel-shell fishhook; circular with parallel grooved shank; notch runs parallel to the length; rounded and deep on one face; found and taken from Rincon Point in the 1960s. Donated to the Museum.

Abalone shell fishhook; circular with grooved shank. Worn, rounded groove forms notched end; diagonal from outer edge upward to inside top edge; found and taken from Rincon Point in the 1960s. Donated to the Museum.

Creator

Chumash

Date

No date

Subject

Chumash Indians--Material culture
Chumash Indians--Fishing

Coverage

California
Ventura County (Calif.)
Santa Barbara County (Calif.)

Publisher

Museum of Ventura County

Rights

Museum of Ventura County. All rights reserved.

Type

Physical Object

Collection

Citation

Chumash, “Fishhooks and Net Weight,” Research Library at The Museum of Ventura County, accessed December 5, 2021, https://photographs.venturamuseum.org/items/show/4526.