From 9/20 through 9/23, visitors may only enter through the John R entrance. All other entrances, plus the museum grounds, Kirby St and Farnsworth St will be closed during this time for Concours d'Elegance.

Carved Fish Hook, no date

  • Hawaiian, Oceanian

Tortoise shell

  • Overall: 3 1/2 × 1 3/4 × 1/2 inches (8.9 × 4.4 × 1.3 cm)

Gift of Frederick Stearns



Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

Frederick Stearns [1831-1907]

1890-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Hawaiian, Oceanian, Carved Fish Hook, no date, tortoise shell. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Frederick Stearns, 99.5B2064.