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Whaling harpoon tip

Object Number: 
1922.139
Date: 
1830-1880
Medium: 
Iron, jute
Dimensions: 
Overall: 30 x 1 5/8 in. ( 76.2 x 4.1 cm )
Description: 
Iron and jute harpoon tip; cylindrical rod with curverd, scythe-shaped point at tip, and rope tied around tapered, hollow base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Charles MacCauley
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group