Papua New Guinea Food Hook Sepik River

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Papua New Guinea Food Hook Sepik River

From the Sepik River region of Papua New Guinea these types of food hooks were hung from the rafters, hanging woven baskets from them. It is hand carved from light wood, hand carved and painted with cowrie shell inlay in the eyes. Circa mid 20th century, it has a good overall look to it. It is painted with black, white a red ocher paint. In good condition. It measures 24 inches long x 9 inches wide and 2 inches thick.