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Sample knots

Museum number:
9-22732a-c
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm210922732a@2dc
Accession number:
Acc.4221
Object count:
3
Description:
3 samples of fishermen's knots; a) clove hitch tied with twine around 2 match sticks, b) double bowline, tied with 2 pieces of twine, c) double-knot, appears to be a square knot to which 2nd bowline has been tied, tied from a single piece of twine forming a loop.
Donor:
David G. Mandelbaum
Collection place:
India
Verbatim coll. place:
Asia, India
Culture or time period:
Indian cultures
Collector:
David G. Mandelbaum
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.1 Hunting and Fishing and 8.3 For Manufacturing
Accession date:
March 1, 1987
Context of use:
fisherman's knots
Department:
Asia (except western Russia)
Dimensions:
b— length 14 centimeters, b— width 10.5 centimeters, c— circumference 27 centimeters, and a— length 9.5 centimeters
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