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ETHNOGRAPHY : NORTH AMERICA

Object Name

Ornament : Kayak

Date Made

1839
1839

Description

Aleutian ivory kayak ornament consisting of straight piece carved in small whales. At either end the head and tail of a large whale are attached by a link. Suspended from the central rigid portion are two sea otters which were significant to the Aleutians

Place Collected

United States of America
United States of America

Catalogue Number

BELUM.C339.1910

Copyright

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