Model of a single-hatched kayak. Kodiak Eskimos. USA , Alaska state, Kodiak. North America, The North-West of the continent, Alaska. 19th century.

Model of a single-hatched kayak
Collection MAE RAS: № 2868-209
Image ID: 4070994
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Museum inventory number:
№ 2868-209
Title:
Model of a single-hatched kayak
Ethnicity:
Kodiak Eskimos
Place:
USA , Alaska state, Kodiak
Geography:
North America, The North-West of the continent, Alaska
Date:
19th century
Collector:
unknown
Materials:
wood, sealskin, seal intestine, baleen, caribou hair, sinew
Dimensions:
length 72.5 cm, width 11.8 cm, height with the figure 17.5 cm, height of the hull 6 cm, height of the nose 9 cm
Commentation:
In this model as well as in model kayak No. 4104—144 and umiak No. 4291—21 there are figures of hunters carved from wood wearing conical headgear, visor hats with the upper part open. Hats of this type are known only from the representations in these models; there are no such original hats included in the ethnographic collections.
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