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Model, kayak

Collection ID: 
1996.029.72
Collection: 
Ethnography
Model of Eskimo / Inuit kayak. Wooden fram of model covered with skin or hide. Light brown in colour. Straps of leather with bone decoration go accross the boat. The hole where the sitter is positioned has a "coning tower" to keep the sitter from getting wet or the kayak filling with water. There are straps accross the top to stop the sitter to keep them from falling out.

Keywords
maritime
inuit

Physical attributes

Dimensions
Length680mm

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