A single piece turtle shell hook is lashed a small pearl shell lure. Line is attached to hook, not lure. Hook turtle shell shank with shell backing is in the form of a small fish – lashed in with two-ply fibre cord.
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Turtle shell hook, small pearl shell lure, two ply fibre lashing.
64 x 30 x 10mm - HxWxD [verified].
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Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
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