Model of Arab Zaruka

Made:
1871-1880 in Asia
maker:
Unknown

Model, scale 1:18, of a 'Zaruka' from the Red Sea region with forward raking mast, on wood stand, unsigned, Asia, 1871-1880

Whole, rigged model of a zaruka, garukha or bagara, c. 1880. These craft exhibit many features of local craft from before the introduction of European influences

Details

Category:
Water Transport
Object Number:
1929-1066
Materials:
cotton (fibre), metal (unknown), paint, paper (fibre product) and wood (unidentified)
type:
sailing vessel
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • watercraft
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • watercraft
  • merchant vessel
credit:
Victoria and Albert Museum, Indian Section

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