fish trap (no-return trap)

No-return fish trap. Cone-shaped, with long strips of cane bound together, stretched over two circles of cane. A second, shorter cone, inside the mouth of the first, forms the trap. The trap has a triangular lid of fibre and cane strips, which is hinged in the outer cone and secured by a short length of cane.

Label: National Museum of Ghana label attached to object.

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