Collection: Nagy

Item Number: NC0047

Category: Paddle

Region: Plains

Tribe: Cree

Period: 1750-1775

Materials: Wood; varnish

Description: Hand carved wood paddle with a flattened grip at the top, rounded section in the middle, and broad flat face at the bottom. Decorative zig zag designs on the face of the paddle created by marking the varnish when it was wet.

Dimensions: Length 68 inches


George Holt, Hudson Bay Company, between 1768 and 1771
Dr. Andrew Gifford, England 1775
Baptist Academy, Bristol, England 1784
Linda Barnard Finer, England 1979
Alexander Gallery
John and Marva Warnock Collection

Notes (click on note to open):

Drs. Ted Brasser 2005
Cath Oberholtzer, Ph.D.

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