Model Canoe

Physical description

Wooden model of an outrigger canoe with two rectangular shaped plaited woven sails with red designs and a deep, rectangular shaped hull. Attached to the centre is a rectangular shaped deck that supports the sails and the outrigger. The bow and stern are decorated with triangular-like shaped boards with red detailing. The bottom of the canoe is cylindrical shaped with tapered ends that are engraved with a crocodile. The outside of the canoe is decorated with black and red fish, figures and abstracted designs. The outer wall of the deck is detailed with two protruding head-like figures painted red and black. The outrigger is attached with three narrow, cylindrical shaped pieces of wood.