"All hand made"

Date
1951-52

Author/Creator
Charles Eugene Gail
Recipient
Geri Gail
Description
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)
Archivist's Notes
Charles Gail Collection
ms0470_pho_1-19-1a copy
ms0470_pho_1-19-1b copy

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Citation

Charles Eugene Gail, “"All hand made",” The Gail Project, accessed July 21, 2018, https://gailproject.ucsc.edu/items/show/43.

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