From: Ellice Islands

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 2003-32-309
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Ellice Islands
Section Oceanian
Materials Pearl Shell | Plant Fiber

Compound fishhook. Pearl shell shank and pearl shelll point with two holes for lashing. Ellice Islands? (See Beasley xiv, Phelps Pl. 922.) Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900.

Height 3 cm
Width 1.9 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number 1993.X.239 - Other Number | CIVIC1993.X.239 - Other Number

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