Sunday, February 7, 2010

Painted Eastern Woodlands Paddle

From the Candian Museum of Civilization, an Eastern Woodlands paddle with two toned painted decoration on the blade. This "yin/yang" style of dark and light decoration has a similar theme to the tip decoration on the famous McCord Museum paddle

Artifact Number: III-X-320
Inscription: incised on one side of blade "A. HATT"
Begin Date 1845/01/01
End Date 1855/12/31
Measurements Length 125.0 cm, Width 9.0 cm, Depth 2.7 cm
Other Cultural Affiliation Eastern Woodlands

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