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Model kayak with paddle and spears  (Watercraft and accessories)  "circa 1910"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1900-1920

Materials:

Wood, hide, animal bone, sinew

Techniques:

Carved, stretched, sewn, wrapped

Dimensions:

57.2 x 10 x 8.5 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Arctic, Native Americans, North America, Western Arctic, Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo), Yup'ik [Norton Sound]

City:

Saint Michael

County:

Bering Straits Native Corporation

State:

Alaska

Island Name:

Saint Michael Island

Archipelago:

Bering Sea Islands

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collection history unknown; possibly collected by Marion Eppley (1883-1960, US Navy captain during World Wars I and II and founder of the Eppley Laboratory of Newport, Rhode Island, makers of precision scientific instruments); donated to MAI by Mr. Eppley in 1926.

Source ID:

NMAI_156045

Catalog Number:

14/5175

Album Name:

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