- Museum number
Model double-ended single-outrigger sailing canoe of light, soft wood, with triangular sail of check-plaited matting; hull of two pieces sewn together, two thwarts, two diagonal bracing struts of outrigger frame, three booms, four stringers, float with two forked connectives; mast shore stayed in rest attached to middle boom at gunwale; at each end of hull crutch support for steering paddle which is secured to one of them.
- Production date
Height: 48.50 centimetres (to top sail)
Length: 45 centimetres (hull)
- Curator's comments
- Eth.Doc.1059. Collection made by donor while in colonial service in the Gilbert and Ellice Islands between 1956 and 1959.
Donor's label: "Gilbertese outrigger canoe/lateen sail, Tarawa, Gilbert Islands 1959".
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number