Model canoe

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Registration number
1757
Item name
Model canoe 
Category
Model/Game
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Fiji
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1949 
Acquisition method
by Captain Morton Moyes  
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

As reported for 1982 Australian Museum survey: Length 93.5cm; width 9cm. Outrigger lingth 91.5cm and stands 20.3cm from hull. Wood. Nine small (24cm in length) paddles attached to outrigger. Top and inside of canoe is incised and inlaid with white paint. Flower design, geometric, arranged in panels along hull.

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