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    • Belt

    • Belt

    • A porcupine quill belt, 48 in. long; backed with green cotton cloth (2.5 in. wide) and edged all the way around with lavender seed beads. The front is smoked moosehide with a solid design of dyed quillwork; red seed beads and purple bugle beads are...

    • UAMN73
    • Belt

    • Belt

    • A porcupine quill belt, 48 in. long; backed with green cotton cloth (2.5 in. wide) and edged all the way around with lavender seed beads. The front is smoked moosehide with a solid design of dyed quillwork; red seed beads and purple bugle beads are...

    • UAMN74
    • Halibut Hook

    • Halibut Hook

    • The hook is made in two pieces of wood, lashed together with root and a rusty nail lashed on with root and string. The top piece of wood has a figure holding a creature by the legs. This symbolizes the story of Blackskin (see remarks), a man of the...

    • UAMN76
    • Wood Dish

    • Wood Dish

    • Bean, Augustus (maker). This is an open, shallow wooden dish with two frogs (as seen from above) on the bottom of bowl. Ten pieces of bone or ivory are inset around the top rim; round white seed beads are inset around the inner second rim, which...

    • UAMN77
    • Wood Dish

    • Wood Dish

    • Bean, Augustus (maker). This is an open, shallow wooden dish with two frogs (as seen from above) on the bottom of bowl. Ten pieces of bone or ivory are inset around the top rim; round white seed beads are inset around the inner second rim, which...

    • UAMN78
    • Purse

    • Purse

    • This purse is lined with cotton cloth and has a zipper fastener (8.75 in. long). The body is loon skin breast feathers. The sealskin loop on either side is for a carrying strap.┬Čulture: Inupiaq

    • UAMN79
    • Babiche Bag

    • Babiche Bag

    • The bag is made of netted babiche and the top has band of moosehide. It is decorated with hide rickrack and blue seed beads. The drawstring is of hide. Green trade are beads woven into netting at intervals; four clumps of hide fringe on bottom;...

    • UAMN81
    • Wood Mask

    • Wood Mask

    • The wooden mask is carved in an elongated oval shape, with a polished smooth surface. The wood is very dark in color. The face shows arching brows and a small ridge running vertically on the forehead from between the eyes to the top of the mask....

    • UAMN84
    • Wood Mask

    • Wood Mask

    • This round wood mask (16 x 13 x 5 cm) has arched eyebrows stained darker than the rest of the wood. The left eyebrow curves down to become the nose, which is triangular, with two round nostrils, and slightly flaring nostril arches. The face is...

    • UAMN85
    • Wood Mask

    • Wood Mask

    • A leaf shaped, wooden mask (28 x 17 x 6.5 cm), with distinctive horizontal ridges as forehead/top of head and chin, and three concentric circular ridges ringing central facial features. Eyes are leaf-shaped slits below one of the ridges, slightly...

    • UAMN86
    • Knife and Sheath

    • Knife and Sheath

    • This steel knife was ground down from filing. The split and coiled handle is wrapped in cloth and sinew (9.75 in. long). The sheath is of moosehide, beaver fur, dentalia shells, and blue, yellow and red trade beads. The shoulder strap is dentalia,...

    • UAMN87
    • Skin Ball

    • Skin Ball

    • The ball is made from assembled pieces of scraped, bleached and dyed sealskin sewn with sinew and stuffed with caribou hair. The exterior consists of six dark brown main panels: four rectangular central pieces with slightly convex lengths and...

    • UAMN88
    • Sewing Kit

    • Sewing Kit

    • (A) Woman's sewing kit made with a hollowed-out bone and bleached sealskin. At the end is a polar bear head made from mineralized walrus ivory. This secures the bleached sealskin, which is folded lengthwise and slides through the bone. A hole is...

    • UAMN89
    • Sewing Kit

    • Sewing Kit

    • (A) Woman's sewing kit made with a hollowed-out bone and bleached sealskin. At the end is a polar bear head made from mineralized walrus ivory. This secures the bleached sealskin, which is folded lengthwise and slides through the bone. A hole is...

    • UAMN90
    • Parka Trim

    • Parka Trim

    • Lane, Daisy (artist). Parka trim piece made primarily of white and black calfskin. Top and lower borders are white calfskin, with blue felt designating a break for the primary design field along one side, red bordering the other. Red-orange felt...

    • UAMN91
    • Parka Trim

    • Parka Trim

    • Lane, Daisy (artist). Parka trim piece made primarily of white and black calfskin. Top and lower borders are white calfskin, with blue felt designating a break for the primary design field along one side, red bordering the other. Red-orange felt...

    • UAMN92
    • Coiled Willow Tray

    • Coiled Willow Tray

    • Dutchman, Matilda (maker). Single-rod, coiled willow root tray with star and floral design. The tray is large and circular. The interior is decorated with multi-colored, aniline-dyed grass in yellow, red, green and purple in a seven-point star and...

    • UAMN94

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