Caballito, Peruvian origin (2007)

Surfboards

Identifer:
S.227
Dimensions
Width: 23 in
Length: 14 ft
Thickness: 11.5 in
Nose: 4 in
Tail: 17.5 in
This is a traditional fishing craft that is also used for surfing by the native people in Peru. This type of craft dates back over 2,000 years and images of it being ridden appear on ancient pottery and elsewhere. 1 of 2 donated by Felipe Pomar, these were brough up by a Peruvian Naval ship.