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Canoe Model

Object Number:70-9-790.1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: United States of America
North Carolina
Culture Area: Southeast Culture Area
Length: 36 cm
Width: 6 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970


Softwood (Buckeye or poplar?) canoe model (.1); flat bottom tapering at both bow and stern ends to a point; hollowed out interior follows the shape of the exterior. In pencil on one side of the canoe is printed "Wilson Featherhead Wolftown Cherokee", on the other side in Cherokee syllabary in pencil is printed [...]. Paddle (.2) found separately in the same drawer with no information; based on a similar canoe and paddle model in the collection (46-6-81ab) by Featherhead, the paddle is accessioned with this canoe model.

Condition: Good. To registrar's for freezing. 3/91.


[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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