- Museum number
Fish-hook consisting of a stalagmite shank, bone point, vegetable fibre, pandanus fibre.
- Production date
- 1892 (pre)
- Curator's comments
- 1938 register: Description: 'Composite fish-hook, the shaft being a sub-cylindrical piece of stalagmite, and the barb a curved and pointed piece of bone; the lashing is of vegetable fibre and attached to it is a hackle of pandanus fibre.'
Observations column: 'Label: "Fishhook OCEAN I. J.K.B. Lister 9 June 1891"
BONABE, GILBERT ISLANDS
See Beasley, Pacific Islands Fish-hooks, p. 92
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Register reads, for collection Oc1938,1001 as a whole:
Given by Miss E. K. B. Lister, 11 Western Terrace, Falmouth. / Collected by the donor's father and brother (in whose memory they are given).
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number