Pa Kahawai; 2010/3.18

Name/Title

Pa Kahawai

About this object

Pa Kahawai are wooden lures which had a piece of paua shell inlaid on one side and a bone hook point. Designed to shimmer when towed behind a canoe, to catch a kahawai. Example still in design process. One end has a more prominent point, the other end wider "v" shaped point.

Medium and Materials

Wood

Measurements

30H x 145W x 30D mm

Collection

Paul Thompson

Object Type

Fishing Equipment

Object number

2010/3.18

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