Model of a single-hatched kayak. Kodiak Eskimos. USA , Alaska state, Kodiak. North America, The North-West of the continent, Alaska, Kodiak Island. Prior to 1842.

Model of a single-hatched kayak
Collection MAE RAS: № 2888-33
Image ID: 4071002
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Museum inventory number:
№ 2888-33
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, Kodiak Island
Date:
prior to 1842
Collector:
Voznesenskii Ilya Gavrilovich, zoologist, entomologist, traveller
Materials:
wood, sealskin, caribou hair, wool thread, cotton thread, ivory
Dimensions:
length 66 cm, width 10.6 cm, height with the figure 13.7 cm, height of the hull 6.5 cm, height of the nose 8.5 cm
Commentation:
In this model kayak and in model No. 536-11 there are carved wooden figures of hunters wearing conical wooden headgear, conical hats with the top portion open. Hats of this type are known only from the representations in these models; there are no such original hats found in the ethnographic collections.
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