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Fish Trap

Object Number:82-7-231
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Thai
Isaan
Provenience: Thailand
Udon Thani
Ban Chiang
Date Made: 1900-1981
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1981
Section:Asian
Materials:Bamboo
Technique:Basketry
Height: 14 cm
Length: 76 cm
Width: 24 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1981
Other Number:031 - Other Number

Description

Oval-shaped cylinder with handle on the outside. Closed off at one end. Opening at top; inside the trap is a conical structure made so that fish can enter but cannot leave. The same type of structure is also in the middle of the tube. Used in lakes, quiet stream water, or river edges. Can also catch fish in grassy areas.

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