Fish scoop - Weres

Production date
1990
Country
Australia
State/Province
Queensland
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Description
Fish scoop - Weres, made of bamboo.
Production date
1990
Production place
Measurements
L980 x W284mm
Media/Materials description
Bamboo
History and use
This fish scoop is similar to those used to catch schools of sardine. Some Torres Strait Islander people use fish scoops in art and dance to tell stories. This fish scoop was made by a Torres Strait Islander living in the Mackay region. A number of Torres Strait Islander communities live in coastal Queensland.

Uploaded to the Web 27 May 2011.
Registration number
QE11560

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