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Fish Trap

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Native NameSum
Sum Plaa
สุ่มปลา
Object Number:82-7-128
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Thai
Isaan
Provenience: Thailand
Udon Thani
Ban Kham Taa Naa
Date Made: 1900-1981
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1981
Section:Asian
Materials:Bamboo
Basketry
Technique:Basketry
Height: 48 cm
Outside Diameter:41.5 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1981
Other Number:213 - 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 felt. The fish are then brought out through the top.

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