Leho He’e, print L46, by Dietrich Varez. “Leho he’e” refers to a special type of cowry shell (leho) lure made for catching octopus (he’e). A barbed hook was fastened to the weighted shell. When the octopus seized the lure a sharp tug would be given to set the hook.
This is a giclée reproduction print on archival paper.
Dimensions: 18″ x 24″
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