Paddle

Collection Type

  • Cultural artifacts

GUSN

GUSN-269738

Description

Long, light-colored wooden paddle with carved head and pointed end, probably from the Solomon Islands. The paddle has low relief carved portions on both sides that may represent stylized albatross wings or other zoomorphic forms.

Details

Descriptive Terms

paddles (watercraft equipment)
ceremonial objects
wood (plant material)
Paddle

Associated Building

Original To Stephen Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

E47,165

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Pacific Island Group

Object Type

Water Transportation -- Accessory

Dimensions

5 3/8 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitiable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.3604