Octopus/Squid Lure, Hawaiian Islands
Wood, stone, shell, olona fiber
height 6 1/2in (16.5cm)
Private Collection, New York
Used primarily for fishing in more shallow waters, these hooks are seldom seen complete (Kaeppler, 2010: p. 383). The present work retains it original olona cord bindings and kauila wood hook; "Hawaiian Islands" written in script on the stone.