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Fishhook

Object Number:2003-32-311
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Tuamotu Archipelago
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Mother-of-Pearl
Plant Fiber
Height: 3.5 cm
Width: 1.6 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1993.X.255 - Other Number
CIVIC1993.X.255 - Other Number

Description

Compound fishhook: pearl shell shank, turtle shell hook, with two holes for lashing. Tuamotu Islands? Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900.

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