Note the ribbon shaped nails that are holding the boat together, also made out of wood. This is a unique Okinawan technique for holding together slats of wood without extra screws or nails, something mirrored in their gusuku architecture as well.
(Label by Nirupama Chandrasekhar, Cowell ‘20)
Charles Gail Collection
Charles Eugene Gail, “"All hand made",” The Gail Project, accessed July 21, 2018, https://gailproject.ucsc.edu/items/show/43.
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