A wood, abalone and albatross-bone Maori pa kawahai fishing lure

New-Zealand, 19th century

L. 10 cm

Fishing lures like these were not only used for fishing, but also as currency and often of great value to the Maori. This particular one has old restorations probably done by a Maori, proving

that items like these were much appreciated.


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