Model: outrigger vaka, Tongan

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Wooden dugout carved model of an outrigger vaka. Tongan flag has been drawn on the oar.

The model is in several parts. The carved wooden hull is decorated with geometric designs. Wood is pale and has been varnished to a yellow colour.
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Maker and role
Unknown: Maker
Wood: 0 - Whole
Metal: 0 - Whole
Synthetic Rope: 0 - Whole
Measurement details
3D objects (HxWxD): H 1125 x W 130 x D 130mm: 1 - hull
3D objects (HxWxD): H 760 x W 315 x D 125mm: 2 - deck and outrigger
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Not on display


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