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Object: Matau (fish hook)

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Title Matau (fish hook)
Production Unknown (craftsman), 19th century, New Zealand
Materials bone, wood, muka
Classification fishhooks
Technique carving
Dimensions Overall: 175mm (Length) x 80mm (Width)
Credit line Gift of Alexander Turnbull, 1913
Registration number ME002729

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