Model: single-hull dugout vaka

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Object detail

Souvenir wooden model of a paddling vaka, simple smooth hull carved from one piece of wood has curved sides and convex carved base, the exterior of hill is decorated with mother-of-pearl and dark wood inlay along both sides.

The model includes a small paddle with ovulate tipped blade. Wood for both parts of the model is varnished.

Country of maker and model of waka type is unknown.
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Maker and role
Unknown: Maker
Wood: Hull
Wood: Paddle
Measurement details
3D objects (HxWxD): H 45 x W 315 x D 50mm
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Not on display


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