Collection: Fry

Item Number: Fry0147

Category: Paddle

Region: Arctic

Tribe: Eskimo

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Wood and paint pigment

Description: Narrow bladed Aleut kayak paddles, nicely decorated with black and reddish pigment. The T handle on the bottom paddle is a replacement. Otherwise these two Aleut paddles are in original condition.

Dimensions: 58.5" and 58"


Ted Trotta and Anna Bona (top), Shrub Oak, N.Y.


Lure of the Arctic, Cincinnati Art Museum, October 2007 - January 2008


Kreech III, Shepard, A Victorian Earl in the Arctic; The Travels and Collections of the Fifth Earl of Lonsdale, 1888-1889, British Museum Publications Limited, London, 1989, fig.43

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