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Sedge eel trap


This eel trap is by Joyce Moate, a Taungwurrung elder. In 1995, the museum purchased the first basket Joyce had made. An eel trap was then commissioned for the opening exhibitions of the Immigration Museum.Explore this Object 
An eel trap placed in a tidal stream overnight would be full of eels by morning. It is a symbol of the plentiful nature of this land.
Eel trap

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