canoe bailer

Canoe bailer made of bark, with the ends bound to a wooden handle.

Label: Old display label, blue with black printed text: 'CANOES BAILER, MADE FROM THE BARK / OF THUYA PLICATA, D. DON., BY THE / ABORIGINES OF XUMTASPI, / BRITISH COLUMBIA'.

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