Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Ship Figureheads: Symbols of the Sea at Dark Roasted Blend

Check out Ship Figureheads: Symbols of the Sea at Dark Roasted Blend

The elaborate decorative wooden carvings known as figureheads were found on the prow of ships built between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries. Many depicted human females or animals, but other designs could be found as well. This article looks at the glorious, or sometimes frightening, "hood ornaments" for ships.

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