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Kayak model

Museum number:
2-45267
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020045267
Accession number:
Acc.2747
Object count:
1
Description:
Fir frame, walrus hide cover, rawhide stitching, single cockpit.
Donor:
Harold J. Murphy
Collection place:
Norton Sound, Nome Borough, Alaska
Verbatim coll. place:
Alaska
Culture or time period:
Norton Sound Eskimo
Collector:
Harold J. Murphy
Collection date:
1956-1971
Taxon:
Abies and Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.4 Transportation
Accession date:
1971
Context of use:
Tourist novelty.
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
length 65 centimeters
Legacy documentation: