Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Northwest Coast maker
  • paddle, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States or British Columbia, Canada
  • wood, carving
  • Object Length/Width: 114.5 x 16.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 45 1/16 x 6 1/2 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3475

The dark brown wood blade for a paddle has a short section of the handle. The handle end is broken. It is undecorated.