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Object Number:70-9-789
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cherokee
Eastern Band
Provenience: United States of America
North Carolina
Cherokee
Culture Area: Southeast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Length: 48 cm
Width: 7.5 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

Softwood (buckeye or poplar?); flat bottom tapering at both bow and stern (stern squared off, bow tapers to point); hollowed out interior squared off at stern and rounded off at bow; seat attached 2/3rds back from bow. Model of pole is separate. In pencil on one side of canoe near bow is written "Cherokee, N.C."

Condition: Good. Sent to Registrars for freezing 3/91.


Bibliography:

[Other] Wm. D. Morley, Inc. Inventory and Appraisement - Personal Property - The Estate of Samuel W. Pennypacker, 2nd, Dec'd. - Haldeman Road Schwenksville, RD 1 Penna. October 15, 1968.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 28View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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