From: Japan | Hokkaido | Biratori
Curatorial Section: Asian
|Native Name||Kamui Chip Marek|
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Provenience||Japan | Hokkaido | Biratori|
|Materials||Metal | Wood | Deerskin | Fiber|
Marep (マレプ). Spear used for fishing. String is attached to the metal hook which runs through a hole and attaches to the shaft. This allows for some give so that a fish doesn't come free of the hook while flapping back and forth. These could also be attached to a larger pole.
|Credit Line||Gift of Dr. Hiram M. Hiller, 1901|
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