Boat Pump


From: Alaska

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number NA3311
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Tlingit
Provenience Alaska
Culture Area Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section American
Materials Wood | Sinew

A cylindrical wooden pump with tapered ends. Braided sinew is wrapped around the ends and threaded through a groove carved lengthwise and around the pump from one end to the other. Part of a bailing system.

Length 65.4 cm
Credit Line Purchased from E. M. Rhodes & Company, 1915
Other Number G520 - Other Number

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