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Accession number 2002.166
Catalog Number 2002.166.36
Object Name Canoe
Description Medium sized cypress wood canoe measuring 145 ¾" long and 12.5" wide. The sides are rounded and the canoe is flat bottomed, so that the canoe sits solidly on the floor. Tool marks are easily recognized inside the canoe, since it is a dug-out canoe. In the stern (back) there is a flat seat area of solid wood (not dug out like the center section of the canoe) that is 22.5" long and 12" wide. This seated area in the back is 8" tall. The center of the canoe measures 8.5" tall and the bow measures 13.5" tall. The bow of the canoe is also not dug out and it rises up in a diagonal plain to a higher height than the rest of the canoe. The front of the bow tapers into a narrow tip or stem (the vertical edge of the bow or stern). There is a hole drilled horizontally through this front section, presumably for a rope to tie through. Maker of canoe identified as Bobby Henry who worked at the village around Coo-Taun-Cho-Bee Museum. On a tour c. 2010, he indentified one of the canoes as his and it was probably this one.
Artist Bobby Henry?
Dimensions H-1.167 W-1.083 L-12 feet
Collection Wooden Objects
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