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Paddle
Paddle
Date:
19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Wood
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Oceania
Provenance:

Purchased from Nathan Joseph, San Francisco by M.H. deYoung, unspecified date

California Midwinter, Fine Arts Building, Exhibition Catalogue. South Sea Island Collection, pp. 94-101. "3466- Paddle. New Guinea. Very old," p. 99. [original catalogue located at SF History Center, SF Public Library].

Accession Number:
2235
Acquisition Date:
1895-03-23
Credit Line:

California Midwinter International Exposition, through M.H. deYoung

bird head on end of handle. Barbed rib extends from handle over half length of blade. ends in conventionalized head.

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