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Flat Carved Paddle, One of Two

Arts of the Americas

DATES 19th century
DIMENSIONS 26 x 3 3/16 in. (66 x 8.1 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Gift of Charlotte Elizabeth Dudley
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CAPTION Tlingit (Native American). Flat Carved Paddle, One of Two, 19th century. Wood, 26 x 3 3/16 in. (66 x 8.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Charlotte Elizabeth Dudley, 30.1468.2. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 30.1468.1_30.1468.2_acetate_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION One of two canoe paddles carved in light, soft wood stained brown. On each paddle there is the Northwest Coast form-line style with salmon design , frontal view with an eye in the center of the design. The handles are undecorated. Old acession number #17, 695. Condition: good except for tip of paddle 1 is broken off.
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Flat Carved Paddle, One of Two