Canoe Model


From: United States of America | North Carolina | Cherokee

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 70-9-789.1
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

Softwood (buckeye or poplar?) canoe model (.1); 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 (.2) 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.

Length 48 cm
Width 7.5 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

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