Object photography

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Object description

  • Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) artist
  • Model canoe, before 1897
  • Wood, pigment
  • Northwest Coast, Canada
  • L: 24 1/4 in, W: 4 1/2 in, D: 4 in (L: 61.6 cm, W: 11.4 cm, D: 10.2 cm)
  • Gift of Miss Annie F. King
  • E3838


This is a dugout canoe model with a trough bow. The object is ornamented with decorative patterns on the bow and the stern and a scalloped line along the side in black pigment. The canoe has no thwarts.

Exhibition History

  • This Noble River: Captain Gray and the Columbia, Columbia River Maritime Museum; May 11, 1992 through November 29, 1992