Basket hook

The basket hook is suspended from beams inside and under the houses. Items such as food and clothing, which are placed in baskets or string bags are hung from the hook-shaped prongs at the base to keep them out of reach of vermin.

Date/Period
Mid 20th century
Region
Kangaramon, Papua New Guinea
Dimension
Object size: H:79.5cm x W:22.5cm x D:9.0cm
Accession No.
W-0468
Material
WOOD
Collection of
Asian Civilisations Museum
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. A.C. Galstawn
Category
Woodcarving

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