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  • Catalogue No: 16939
  • Object Name: Paddle
  • Object Types: canoe
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Catalogue Number: 16939
Object Name: Paddle
Object Types: canoe
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Description

Canoe Paddle With Separate Slotted Handle Held In Place With One Nail.

Chenhall Designation

Category: 7: Distribution & Transportation Artifacts
Classification: Water Transportation Equipment
Subclassification: Water Transportation Accessories
Prime Term: Paddle, Boat
Secondary Term: Paddle, Canoe
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Physical

Culture: Kwakwaka'wakw
Cultural Group:  
Community: Queen Charlotte Islands
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Physical

Materials: Wood
Metal
Nail
Paint
Techniques: Nailed
Painted
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Edition No:  
Colours: White
Signature:  

Object Measurements

Width: 143 mm
Length: 1310 mm
Height: 27 mm

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