Canoe model, paddle/paddles, and fishing gear

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Culture/People
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)
Collector
Charles W. Furlong (Charles Wellington Furlong), Non-Indian, 1874-1967
Previous owner
Charles W. Furlong (Charles Wellington Furlong), Non-Indian, 1874-1967
Seller
Charles W. Furlong (Charles Wellington Furlong), Non-Indian, 1874-1967
Object Name
Canoe model, paddle/paddles, and fishing gear
Media/Materials
Wood, iron nails, paint, animal bone, sinew, peat
Techniques
Carved, nailed, wrapped, painted, dried
Dimensions
83 x 20 x 17 cm
Object Type
Watercraft and accessories
Place
Mussels Bay, Isla Navarino (Navarin Island); Antártica Chilena Province; Magallanes y Antártica Chilena Region XII; Chile
Archipelago
Tierra del Fuego Archipelago
Island Name
Isla Navarino (Navarin Island)
Date created
circa 1900
Collection History
Collected in 1907 or 1908 by American explorer, writer, artist, and photographer Charles Wellington Furlong (1874-1967) during his expeditions to Tierra del Fuego; purchased by MAI from Charles Furlong in 1916.
Catalog Number
5/8571
Barcode
058571.000
See related items
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)
Watercraft and accessories
On View
NMAI, New York, NY: Infinity of Nations, Southern Cone/Patagonia
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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