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Native NameSum
Sum Plaa
สุ่มปลา
Object Number:82-7-126
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Thai
Isaan
Provenience: Thailand
Udon Thani
Ban Om Kaeo
Date Made: 1900-1981
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1981
Section:Asian
Materials:Rattan
Bamboo
Basketry
Technique:Basketry
Height: 62 cm
Outside Diameter:45 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1981
Other Number:119 - Other Number

Description

Narrow hooped fish trap made of bamboo sticks with a hole on top. Used by repeatedly and quickly thrusting down into shallow water until the swishing of little fish is felt. The fish are then gotten through the top.


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