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Paddle

2006.44.3605 (RS160349)

Description

Long, light-colored wooden paddle with carved paddle head and pointed end. Probably from the Solomon Islands. The paddle head is carved on both sides in low relief with a design that is believed to represent frigate birds and other zoomorphic forms.

Details

Maker
unknown
Location of origin
Pacific Island Group
Associated Building
Original To Stephen Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
wood (plant material)
Object type
Water Transportation -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
Paddle
paddles (watercraft equipment)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
5 1/8 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.3605
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
269739

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