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Fish trap

Object Number: 
1944.355h
Date: 
1825-1900
Medium: 
Wicker
Dimensions: 
Overall: 20 1/2 x 10 in. ( 52.1 x 25.4 cm )
Description: 
Wicker eel trap; tapering cylindrical form with open-ended cone pointing inward at one end; missing cover.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Professor Gustave Noback
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group