fish trap; kenaha

Fish trap made of lontar leaves. For catching reef fish at low tide. A fisherman tries to force fish out of the corals, holding kenaha in the left hand and a stick (pegue) in the right hand. Kenaha is female while pegue is male (stick not included in collection).

The basket has an oval base and the body narrows towards the centre, before widening to a larger oval rim. The entire basket is formed of woven palm leaf. The rim is formed of a thicker piece palm leaf. There is a handle on one side formed of twisted plant fibre.

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