Umiak model, Inuit

Umiak model, Inuit

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Very nice example of Greenlandic Inuit Umiak model.

The umiak was used to transport several people and merchandises. Also for hunting bigger animals.

Used as model for real sized kayak, toys and early tourist trade .

  • Region: Greenland              

  • Culture: Inuit              

  • Material: Leather, Wood              

  • Dimensions: L:92cm W:23cm      

  • Provenance: /

  • Age estimate: mid 20th century

  • Condition: Good, traces of wear due to age and use.Minor holes in skin.Not Mounted ,a custom made base can be ordered on request.