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Fishhook, D52.1023

Physical Description

Two piece fishhook. Bone point is lashed on a sharp angle to U shaped wooden shaft with cane. Cane lashing at the other end. A plaited cord is tied to the hook end, and a thinner, longer plaited cord loops between the two ends.


Distributed through the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 140 x 65 x 15mm

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