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Sled

Model

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Object Number:2003-43-116
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Nivkh
Evenk
Provenience: Siberia
Amur River
Culture Area: Siberia
Section:American
Materials:Wood
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Technique:Carved
Lashed
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1899.1.116 - Other Number

Description

Carved wooden model of a sled; runners curve up at front and are joined to a U-shaped crossbar. The bed consists of two boards supported by 3 H-shaped braces; the two wooden side rails, lashed to the H-shaped braces, are joined at the back by a U-shaped crossbar. Back board at rear. Front end open. A moveable U-shaped wooden frame attached to rails near first H-brace. Nearly the entire model is joined by hide and parchment lashings.

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