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Fishhook

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Native NameBet Lek
เบ็ดเหลก
Object Number:82-7-109
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Thai
Isaan
Provenience: Thailand
Udon Thani
Baan Phoon Suung
Date Made: 1900-1981
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1981
Section:Asian
Materials:Bamboo
String
Iron
Length: 86 cm
Width: 18 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1981
Other Number:151 - Other Number

Description

10 bamboo slender rods the top of which is flexible enough to bend into a hook. A string is tied to the top and an iron hook to the end of the string. Used after transplanting with a worm bait by placing at the edges of bank usually at night.

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