Paddle

Collection Type

  • Cultural artifacts

GUSN

GUSN-269739

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

Descriptive Terms

paddles (watercraft equipment)
wood (plant material)
Paddle

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

E47,164

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Pacific Island Group

Object Type

Water Transportation -- Accessory

Dimensions

5 1/8 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.3605