- Museum number
Model of double canoe, made of wood, fibre, sinnet. Bows and sterns inlaid with mother-of-pearl. One steering paddle.
- Production date
- 19thC (before 1876)
Height: 18 inches (from original registration)
Length: 8 centimetres (boat)
Length: 13.50 centimetres (sail)
Width: 44.50 centimetres (boat)
Width: 11 centimetres (sail)
Depth: 19 centimetres (boat)
Depth: 1 centimetres (sail)
- Curator's comments
Christy collection registration slip, 1876:
Manihiki, (Humphrey I.), Central Polynesia
Model of a double canoe, both alike, but with stem and stern side by side; four stretchers to each, extending over the gunwales, the bows and sterns inlaid with mother of pearl; two masts, and sails made of plaited grass, ropes of sinnet: one steering paddle.
One of two items numbered Christy 9933. (Other is Swiss Lake object, not in Ethnography Department).
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Oc1876C1.19933 (old CDMS no.)
Miscellaneous number: Oc1876C1118.7