Octopus Lure


From: Society Islands

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 2003-32-248
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Society Islands
Section Oceanian
Materials Shell | Wood | Plant Fiber

Hardwood stick, around one end of which is tied a rounded cluster of cowrie shell fragments. If complete it would have a fishhook at the end of an atttached cord. Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900.

Length 30 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number 1993.X.248 - Other Number | CIVIC1993.X.248 - Other Number

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