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    • 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
    • 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
    • Tool Box

    • Tool Box

    • The sides are made one piece of shaped wood; 2.375 in. tall; base fitted in; each side has 3 pieces that are 2.375 in. long in ivory; sewn on with baleen; strip of twisted root across container holds sides in; 6 small pieces of ivory 1.375 in. sewn...

    • UAMN114
    • Snowshoes

    • Snowshoes

    • George, Sam (maker). For a young child: each snowshoe is made of two pieces of wood, curved at the toe and lashed with sinew; tails are nailed together; wooden crosspieces; boot webbing of babiche and foot ties of smoked moose; webbing of yellow...

    • UAMN132
    • Joined Earrings

    • Joined Earrings

    • Earring base - two flat pieces of ivory with concentric circles; (not mates); ear hooks missing; each attached to 12.7 cm long strands (8) of red, white, blue, pink, light green, dark green seed beads with some larger beads scattered throughout;...

    • UAMN140
    • Seal Skin Hassock

    • Seal Skin Hassock

    • Florence (maker). The top part of this sealskin hassock is of bleached sealskin with four beadwork butterflies, one in each corner; done in several colors. It carries a strap of bleached seal hide sewn tight against one side. All sides are furred...

    • UAMN145
    • Seal Skin Hassock

    • Seal Skin Hassock

    • Florence (maker). The top part of this sealskin hassock is of bleached sealskin with four beadwork butterflies, one in each corner; done in several colors. It carries a strap of bleached seal hide sewn tight against one side. All sides are furred...

    • UAMN146
    • Hawk Rattle

    • Hawk Rattle

    • Made of two pieces of wood, each of which forms half the handle and half the rattle part; handle riveted with two copper bolts and lashed with leather strip; hawk's face either side of rattle; black, green, and red paint; faded; has two small...

    • UAMN153
    • Boots

    • Boots

    • Boots with smoked moosehide sole, commercial unsheared cow, wolf trim, about 3 in. They have a wide band of solid beadwork, flowers with many colors, white background, and orange felt with scalloped top trimmed with beads. The top is blue felt....

    • UAMN164
    • Loonskin Purse

    • Loonskin Purse

    • Swan, Martha (maker). Purse made from the necks of loons. The top border is 9 cm wide and made from bleached and cured seal skin. It wraps inside and the purse is lined with yellow taffeta. The opening to the bag folds so that there are creases on...

    • UAMN180
    • Grass Cross

    • Grass Cross

    • Lincoln, Bertha (artist). Cross made from six coiled grass basketry circles which are then attached with dyed grass. The central circle is made of grass that is dyed blue. The single section of grass that connects the six pieces is dyed red. The...

    • UAMN184
    • Speckled Bird

    • Speckled Bird

    • Schoppert, James (artist). Size: 35 x 23 x 10 in. Medium: Wood, walrus, gut, feathers, paint Description: Stylized bird figure with face and human legs, attached to drum; drum made of walrus stomach stretched and tied to wooden frame with blue...

    • UAMN252
    • Bald Eagle

    • Bald Eagle

    • Topp, Roger (photographer). Video, 34 seconds MPG format. The Bald Eagle is a large raptor known for its white head and tail. Young eagles develop the distinctive white markings after they are 5 years old. They are Alaska's largest resident bird...

    • UAMN52

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