Model of an umiaq with hide covering and frame made from wood. wood. The individual frame elements are joined by mortise and tenon joints and by use of lashings that pass through drilled holes. The hide cover is made from several pieces of caribou hide with the hair removed. The cover is attached to the frame with sinew passed through holes cut into the skin and wrapped around the gunwales.
Note that 1098 is mentioned as being used in an exhibit in Berlin in 1880 on p. 104 of USNM Bulletin No. 18. It is described there as an Umiak model, Fort Anderson, H.B.T., Robert [sic, should be Roderick] MacFarlane.