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Imperial Caique, 7 Pairs of Oars

Belonging to the reign of Sultan Mehmed Reşad V (1909-1918), she is built with carvel planking. She has fantail stern and straight bow. The broadside is adorned with floral patterns in relief inlaid with gold leaves and hand-drawn medallions with the star and crescent. The crescent applique on the bow is one of the characteristic features of Sultan Reşad caiques.

 

Length : 13.97 m

Width: 2.21 m

Height: 1.72 m