Kayak model with figure

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Culture/People
Iglulingmiut Inuit (Iglulik/Iglulirmiut Eskimo)
Collector
Claude Vigneau, Non-Indian, 1881-1966
Previous owner
Claude Vigneau, Non-Indian, 1881-1966
Seller
Claude Vigneau, Non-Indian, 1881-1966
MAI agent
Dr. Frank G. Speck (Frank Gouldsmith Speck/F.G. Speck/FGS), Non-Indian, 1881-1950
Object Name
Kayak model with figure
Media/Materials
Hide, wood, sealskin/fur
Techniques
Carved
Object Type
Watercraft and accessories
Place
Pond Inlet (Ponds Inlet, Mittimatalik); Qikiqtaaluk Region (Qitirmiut, Baffin); Nunavut; Canada
Archipelago
Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Island Name
Baffin Island
Island Grouping
Baffin Island Group
Collection History
Collected by Claude Vigneau (1881-1966), who served aboard the Arctic patrol ship "C.G.S. Arctic" from 1908 until at least 1923; purchased by MAI from Claude Vigneau in 1924 through anthropologist Frank G. Speck (1881-1950).
Catalog Number
12/7486
Barcode
127486.000
See related items
Iglulingmiut Inuit (Iglulik/Iglulirmiut Eskimo)
Watercraft and accessories
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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