Float

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
3605
Item name
Float 
Category
Fishing
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Solomon Islands > Temotu (Eastern Islands) Province > Santa Cruz Islands
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1950 
Acquisition method
Donated by J. A. Preston  
Raw material
wood; pigment
Dimensions
H: 275 mm W: 39 mm L: D: 42 mm Circum:

Description

Carved cylindrical wood float; tapers to the top; row of small horizontal incisions on opposite sides; top half is painted brown; impression of string on painted surface. Registration number 3605 marked with pen and tag.

Research notes

Identified in 1993 by Anthony Meyer as Santa Cruz Island / Solomon Islands self-floating fishing lines.

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