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[canoe model]

Large canoe model, Northern Northwest Coast culture area / Haida, 1880-ca. 1915. Hand carved of wood and painted in Northwest Coast formline design in black and red. High rectangular bow has a deep groove carved in the middle. One side of the flat area is painted black and the other is a checked red. The upper edge is painted black; the inner is painted red. Stern has a red check design on top. Exterior is painted with black and red Northwest Coast design, possibly depicting a bear with jagged teeth at front. Three large black bands cross midsection of canoe.

Details

Creation Date: 1880-ca. 1915

Catalog ID: 1993.0.1182

Object Types: model, canoe

Creator: Northwest Coast culture area, Haida, Northern Northwest Coast culture area

Dimensions: Height 12.25 in . Length 62 in . Width 11.375 in

Related Subjects: Northern Northwest Coast culture area, Haida, souvenir, North American Indian, Native American