Model Canoe, two sections and multiple fragments, no date

  • unknown

Birch bark, porcupine quills, and dye

  • Framed: Overall (prow section): 9 3/8 × 6 1/2 × 2 3/8 inches (23.8 × 16.5 × 6 cm)

T2012.133

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Broken
  • Dye
  • Animal material
  • Star
  • Model (representation)
  • Flag
  • Canoe
  • Birch
  • Fish

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Inscribed, on canoe: THE NORTH STAR

Provenance

2012-present, found in the collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status