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model / kayak

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Am.2257.a

  • Description

    Model, kayak; made of wood; kayak with wooden frame, cover sewn of skin stretched over frame; decoration of bone on either tip and small piece of bone on either side of opening at centre.

  • Ethnic name

  • Date

    • 1860s (before)
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 81 centimetres
    • Width: 8.6 centimetres
    • Height: 10.5 centimetres
    • Height: 15 centimetres (including figure Am2257b)
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited:

    2012-2013 30 Nov-7 Apr, Bonn, Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany, Treasures of the World's Cultures
    2015-2016 4 Dec - 03 Jul, National Museum of Singapore, Treasures of the World's Cultures

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1860-1869

  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number

    Am.2257.a

  • Additional IDs

    • Am186?C1.2257a (old CDMS no.)
Model, kayak made of wood, skin, bone.

Model, kayak made of wood, skin, bone.

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