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Nng Net Shuttle

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Instruments and Implements: Tools: Pre 1970: item # 1150445

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Nng Net Shuttle

Rare net repairing tool from the Vietnamese Nng ethnic minority, who are closely related to the Zhuang people in Southwest China. This is carved from buffalo horn and still has a length of handspun plant fiber cord. This difficult to date as I can find no references on this particular item, suffice to say it predates the use of cheaper and easier to obtain plastic versions, so a conservative dating of about 40 years will do. Perfect condition and L: 19cm/7.5in.

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