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