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Fish hook
(early 20th century)

Medium
shell, turtle shell, glass (beads), fibre
Measurements
9.2 × 1.5 × 2.4 cm
Place/s of Execution
Solomon Islands
Accession Number
O118-1979
Department
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria in memory of Stanley Gordon Moriarty by Jean McKay Moriarty, Fellow, 1979
© the artists
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Vizard Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Hook carved from tortoise shell attached to a cut section of a shell, with fibre cord. At one end of the fibre are two red and two blue beads.