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Fish hook
(early 20th century)

shell, turtle shell, glass (beads), fibre
8.0 × 1.5 × 2.2 cm
Place/s of Execution
Solomon Islands
Accession Number
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
Physical description
Hook carved from tortoise shell and attached to a cut section of a shell with fibre cord. Five cream coloured glass beads on one end of the fibre cord.