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Native NameTum Laan
Object Number:95-21-29
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Thai
Provenience: North Thailand
Date Made: 1900-1953
Early Date: 1949
Late Date: 1953
Section:Asian
Materials:Rattan
Bamboo
Wire
String
Technique:Basketry
Woven
Credit Line:Gift of Katharine and Mary Anglemyer, 1995

Description

Basketry fish trap for trapping small fish. Used with bait. Trap is cylindrical with flat bottom. Narrower at top with opening and two handles. Side has narrow slit door with spiked trap entrance. Reinforced with wire and string.


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