Back to Home PageBasketry
IN THE PITT RIVERS MUSEUM
Return to Collection Page
First Previous Introduction Next Last
  1 of 112
Object type: trap Museum Accession No.: 1884.11.5
  • Location: Upper Gallery Case U.28.A. panel 1 (Fishing)
  • Object Description: fish trap
  • Construction: open hexagonal plaiting in split cane, roughly spherical trap weighted with stones; entrance 'tube' at top; can be opened at bottom by undoing binding
  • Materials: split cane
  • Dimensions: length: 21 cm
  • Country: Nicobar Islands, India
  • Cultural Group:
PRM1884.11.5-cabinet PRM1884.11.5-object
Display Cabinet Object
PRM1884.11.5-detail  
Detail  
  • Other notes: part of original Pitt Rivers founding collection, 1884
    detailed view show how to turn corner in open hexagonal plaiting; hexagon becomes pentagon at this point
  • Publications:
Back to Pitt Rivers Page
Current Impression: 01-Oct-2004