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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.¬ulture: Inupiaq

    • UAMN79
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Feather Parka

    • Feather Parka

    • Kimoktoak, Freida (maker). This zip-front parka is made with squares of various species of birds caught in the Norton Sound area. Lined in black fabric, it has a metal zipper, and the zipper is covered on the PL side with a strip of otter fur. The...

    • UAMN97
    • Feather Parka

    • Feather Parka

    • Kimoktoak, Freida (maker). This zip-front parka is made with squares of various species of birds caught in the Norton Sound area. Lined in black fabric, it has a metal zipper, and the zipper is covered on the PL side with a strip of otter fur. The...

    • UAMN98
    • Feather Parka

    • Feather Parka

    • Kimoktoak, Freida (maker). This zip-front parka is made with squares of various species of birds caught in the Norton Sound area. Lined in black fabric, it has a metal zipper, and the zipper is covered on the PL side with a strip of otter fur. The...

    • UAMN99
    • Feather Parka

    • Feather Parka

    • Kimoktoak, Freida (maker). This zip-front parka is made with squares of various species of birds caught in the Norton Sound area. Lined in black fabric, it has a metal zipper, and the zipper is covered on the PL side with a strip of otter fur. The...

    • UAMN100
    • Bentwood Visor

    • Bentwood Visor

    • Simeonoff, Jacob (artist). This bentwood visor has a decorative painted surface. The visor has an open-crown design, a long squared-off front, and two overlapping pieces at the nape that are stitched together with imitation sinew and reinforced...

    • UAMN101
    • Model Canoe

    • Model Canoe

    • This birch bark canoe has a wooden frame painted red and one end decked over. There is a design on the deck and a pad on the bottom of the canoe. The frame is lashed with root and the rims have black and tan check pattern woven on. Measures 13 x 70...

    • UAMN120
    • Model Canoe

    • Model Canoe

    • This birch bark canoe has a wooden frame painted red and one end decked over. There is a design on the deck and a pad on the bottom of the canoe. The frame is lashed with root and the rims have black and tan check pattern woven on. Measures 13 x 70...

    • UAMN121
    • Dish

    • Dish

    • This dish is one piece of wood (16 in. across, 19 in. long, 9 in. deep at the sides) and the rim has shells set around the edge, 13 others are missing. The ends have totemic carvings on them.¬ulture: Tlingit

    • UAMN109
    • Dish

    • Dish

    • This dish is one piece of wood (16 in. across, 19 in. long, 9 in. deep at the sides) and the rim has shells set around the edge, 13 others are missing. The ends have totemic carvings on them.¬ulture: Tlingit

    • UAMN110
    • Dish

    • Dish

    • This dish is one piece of wood (16 in. across, 19 in. long, 9 in. deep at the sides) and the rim has shells set around the edge, 13 others are missing. The ends have totemic carvings on them.¬ulture: Tlingit

    • UAMN111

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