Canoe paddle

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Culture/People
Chitimacha
Previous owner
Chief Benjamin Paul, Chitimacha
Collector
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Canoe paddle
Media/Materials
Wood
Techniques
Carved
Dimensions
165 x 14.5 x 3.5 cm
Object Type
Watercraft and accessories
Native Term
u tsa
Place
Near Baldwin; Baldwin; Saint Mary Parish; Louisiana; USA
Collection History
Collected from Chief Benjamin Paul (Chitimacha) in 1908 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member) during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
1/8464
Barcode
018464.000
See related items
Chitimacha
Watercraft and accessories
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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