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Eskimo Sealskin Model Kayak
2006, Fall American Indian Arts, September 16th
with hand-carved wooden hunter who wears a cotton coat. Kayak laden with ivory and wood fishing accoutrements: trap, two harpoons, ice pick, and oar. With wooden stand, length 16.25".

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