Model of Fijian outrigger canoe

Made:
1850-1926 in Melanesia, Oceania and Fiji
maker:
Unknown

Rigged model, scale 1:6, of an outrigger canoe with matted sail, typical of the Fiji Islands

Whole, rigged, model of a Fijian outrigger canoe of about 30 ft in length. Scale 1:6 Canoes of this general type were used in the 19th and early 20 th centuries.

Details

Category:
Water Transport
Object Number:
1926-427
Materials:
bamboo, cotton (fibre), metal (unknown), wood (unidentified)
type:
sailing vessel
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • watercraft
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • watercraft
  • double-ender
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
credit:
HRH The Prince of Wales

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