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Published: 01 July 2016

By Andy Ross

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The fishing net of mystery

Fishing netLast year we acquired a beautiful fishing net at auction. The problem is we don't know anything about it...

We have recently hung the net in the new exhibition area where it makes a great backdrop and interesting patterns on the wall behind. The net is made from plaited and twisted plant material and each set of ropes is tied together by a dark brown seed case. It is a Very Handsome piece indeed!

However, we really have no idea where it comes from. In fact, we do not even really know that it actually a fishing net, although that is probably a good guess. Do any of you, our loyal readers, know about things like this? We would love to hear from you if you do, and then we can tell everyone else too...