Ship's Figurehead - The Museum of America and the Sea, Mystic Seaport, Connecticut.
century ship's figurehead of a woman wearing a helmet with plumage. Carved details include a flowing red drapery with gold knot detail. Some cracking and splitting. Rear has four heavy mounting brackets.
Charles W Morgan, whaling ship at Mystic Seaport, Connecticut - Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
The ship figureheads located on the bow of vessels were the highlight of ancient shipbuilding and architecture, till their redundancy on account of developments in vessel-building and architecture. Find out more about ship figurehead inside the article.
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