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Fish Trap

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Native NameTum Plaa Siw
ตุ้มปลาชิว
Object Number:82-7-67
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Thai
Isaan
Provenience: Thailand
Ban Om Kaeo
Date Made: c. 1978
Early Date: 1973
Late Date: 1983
Section:Asian
Materials:Bamboo
Basketry
Technique:Basketry
Height: 79 cm
Outside Diameter:19 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1981
Other Number:041 - Other Number

Description

A long cylindrical basket woven from bamboo (ไม้ไผ่บ้าน). Has a thin piece of wood attached to the side as a handle. The bottom is flat with a hole woven into it. The hole is not just flat but has raised sides. The basket is used by being tied to a post near bamboo and baited with bran and cooked red ants. Season Aug-Sept.

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