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    • Baskets, Birch Bark

    • Baskets, Birch Bark

    • Pair of small, folded birch bark baskets with unstripped willow trim and side fold reinforcements. (A) The larger of the two has spruce root stitching. (B) The smaller basket has sinew stitching and cotton thread stitching at interior fold seam....

    • UA2002-001-0015ab
    • Basket, Birch Bark

    • Basket, Birch Bark

    • Kobuk-style woven birch bark basket with spruce root lashing around a willow rim. Green thread visible inside basket along sides of base. Spruce root on bottom is reinforced with a second layer of spruce root. 5" or 13 cm diameter across top x 3"...

    • UA88-013-0006
    • Fishing Jigs

    • Fishing Jigs

    • A. 35" long, peeled willow or alder branch, with fishing line, lead sinkers and brown fishing fly wound around one end. ; B. 38" long, peeled willow ar alder branch with brown line, lead sinker and fly snap, aplit in wood repaired with strapping...

    • UA91-016-0004AB
    • Boots, Mukluks

    • Boots, Mukluks

    • Caribou fur and wolf mukluk and leggings. Length 89 cm., Soles and sides of boot are composed of caribou with fur towards the inside. Lower legs are caribou with fur towards the outside. Upper legs and leggings are wolf with fur towards the...

    • UA97-028-0001AB
    • Basket, Birch Bark

    • Basket, Birch Bark

    • Round with a slight flare to the sides; double rim rod of split willow on both rim and base; sides of single diamond pattern formed by alternating out- and inside of bark strips; double bottom; rim bands; sewn with spruce root; base has cotton line...

    • UA81-003-0117
    • Basket, Birch Bark

    • Basket, Birch Bark

    • Folded birch bark basket with spruce root stitching and willow trim. Top rim has woven pattern using black goose grass. The exterior of the basket has four seperate pieces of interior exposed birch bark sewn into the top rim. Willow has been...

    • UA2002-001-0001
    • Ladle

    • Ladle

    • Wooden ladle or scoop; broad, shallow bowl; one piece of spruce wood; stained dark red on outside; used; hole pierced in end of handle for hanging; 12 7/8" long.

      Label put on by donor: "CL- 3 Salmon River Kobuk Frank Glover 1952" See letter...

    • UA88-025-0001
    • Berry Picker

    • Berry Picker

    • B: Made from piece of metal (oil, gas can?) with metal handle already attached; folded around two side pieces of wood; l2 teeth of wire with blunt tips; bracing at base and at top, near tips of teeth; used; 3" x 4 3/4" x 7 3/4"; made by Ed Mersen,...

    • UA91-017-0002B
    • Needle, Snowshoe

    • Needle, Snowshoe

    • Made of bone; tapered at both ends with an eye in the middle; used for making snowshoe webbing. Around the eye there are grooves on either end, on both sides of the piece, which extend out 1cm on either side of the eye in the same direction as the...

    • UA70-050-0056
    • Fishhook

    • Fishhook

    • Ivory shank tapered at both ends, the top end more so than bottom. The smaller tapered end has two holes drilled through it to accomadatethe picture wire wound through for leader. Attached to the loop made at the opposite end of the picture frame...

    • UA70-050-0060
    • Scraper

    • Scraper

    • Bone, tapered and rounded one end; used for removing bark from wood. 1cm x 14cm x 2cm

      Collected in the field for the Modern Alaskan Native Material Culture Project undertaken by the UA Museum. 12/6/2011: In the field notes and paper file the...

    • UA70-050-0052
    • Gut Window

    • Gut Window

    • Charles (artist). The window is made of 7 strips of seal gut, sewn with thread on a machine; 44.5 x 50.8 cm (17.5 in. high x 20 in. long). The center design in black paint is of a man with upraised arms spearing a winged fish.

    • UAMN60
    • Babiche Bag

    • Babiche Bag

    • The bag is loosely woven in a diamond pattern of babiche; top edging is of moose hide as in the drawstring. The tassels at bottom of the rim and bottom of bag are of hide and large commercial beads. Trade beads are interspersed on the body of the...

    • UAMN61
    • Dish

    • Dish

    • The dish is made of two pieces of wood used for the bottom and the rim. The bottom is stained light red and the rim is dark red. A black line is painted around the bottom of the bowl, as are two figures. Six small round pieces of ivory are set on...

    • UAMN62
    • Dish

    • Dish

    • The dish is made of two pieces of wood used for the bottom and the rim. The bottom is stained light red and the rim is dark red. A black line is painted around the bottom of the bowl, as are two figures. Six small round pieces of ivory are set on...

    • UAMN63
    • Dish

    • Dish

    • This men's bentwood bowl (having three planed surfaces) is made using two pieces of wood for the bottom and rim. The bottom is stained light right, the rim is dark red, and the black line and bird with a fish in its beak are painted black on the...

    • UAMN64
    • Dish

    • Dish

    • This men's bentwood bowl (having three planed surfaces) is made using two pieces of wood for the bottom and rim. The bottom is stained light right, the rim is dark red and the black line and bird with a fish in its beak are painted black on the...

    • UAMN65
    • Grass Basket

    • Grass Basket

    • This twined grass basket with lid (11.9 cm x 9.9 cm) has sides embroidered with blue thread in zigzag pattern and in pink flowers with green leaves. The lid has three rows of zigzag with blue, pink, and blue again. The basket is very well made.

    • UAMN67

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