• Culture/People:

    Algonquin (Algonkin)

  • Object name:

    Canoe paddle

  • Date created:


  • Place:

    Eastern Canada; Canada (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Wood, paint

  • Techniques:

    Carved, painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of the Peabody Museum of Salem (now the Peabody Essex Museum); acquired by MAI via an exchange with the Peabody Museum in 1963.

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