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[Puget Sound Salish (Tulalip) canoe paddle]

Puget Sound style (Tulalip) man's canoe paddle, southern Northwest Coast culture area / Puget Sound Salish / Tulalip, 1870-1900. Handcarved of maple. The blade, transverse grip and upper portion of the shaft have been painted dark red. The transverse grip does not appear to be a separate piece. The shaft is rounded. The blade has a sharp shoulder at the shaft, and the blade has a distinct bulge in the middle, and a smaller bulge just above the tip.


Creation Date: 1870-1900

Catalog ID: 1919.46.8

Object Types: paddle, canoe

Creator: North American Indian, Southern Northwest Coast culture area, Puget Sound Salish, Tulalip

Dimensions: Length 61.375 in . Width 6.563 in . Depth 1.375 in

Related Subjects: Tulalip, Puyallup, North American Indian, Native American, canoeing