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Kayak Doll
Kayak Doll
Date:
ca. 1890
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Wood, Animal Skin (possibly Seal), Nails, Red Ochre Pigment
Dimensions:
8 x 4 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Eskimo
Accession Number:
2007.21.113
Acquisition Date:
2007-06-21
Credit Line:

Bequest of Thomas G. Fowler

Unusually large kayak model doll. Carved wooden figure with movable arms. The face is finely detailed and skillfully carved. The face is stained with red ochre and appears to have been surrounded by a hood at one time. Remnants of a sealskin parka remain.