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Basket

Collection ID: 
1998.008
Collection: 
Social history
Wicker basket for storing herring. It was then used as a basket for storing long line fishing lines in. It was given a cork rim store the hooks. They would be fed out of the basket as the boat went along. This saved the fishing line and hooks getting entangled.

Keywords
maritime
fishing

Physical attributes

Dimensions
Diameter830mm

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