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Octopus Lure

Object Number:49-19-25
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Hawaiian
Provenience: Hawaiian Islands
Date Made: 19th century
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Shell
Stone
Metal
Wood
Plant Fiber
Length: 26.5 cm
Width: 11 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. T. M. Meryweather, 1949

Description

Large metal hook attached to wooden stick to which a stone sinker and cowrie shell are lashed with plaited coconut fiber cord.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Polynesia Gallery (28 Jan 1982 - Jun 2010) View Objects in Exhibition

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