These bags are hung from the hook-shaped prongs at the base to keep them out of reach of vermin. Household suspension hooks were also used to contact spirits about more minor matters.This is a wonderful suspension hook, and would be a wonderful addition to your home or collection. Shows age and Natural Wear 21 Inches Tall 53/4 Inches Wide 1.5 Inches Deep AT BACARA WE STAND BEHIND ALL OF OUR MERCHANDISE. YOUR SATISFACTION IS OUR MAIN GOAL, AND WE THANK YOU FOR SHOPPING AT BACARA. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Pacific Islands & Oceania". The seller is "bacara-online" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.