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    • 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
    • Pouch

    • Pouch

    • Okoma (maker). The pouch has reindeer hair embroidery on front side; de-haired seal; double seam welting of white/pink seal hide; edging either side of twisted hide tacked down; curvilinear designs of white reindeer hair, and green and red wool....

    • UAMN108
    • Pouch

    • Pouch

    • Okoma (maker). The pouch has reindeer hair embroidery on front side; de-haired seal; double seam welting of white/pink seal hide; edging either side of twisted hide tacked down; curvilinear designs of white reindeer hair, and green and red wool....

    • UAMN107
    • Pouch

    • Pouch

    • Okoma (maker). The pouch has reindeer hair embroidery on front side; de-haired seal; double seam welting of white/pink seal hide; edging either side of twisted hide tacked down; curvilinear designs of white reindeer hair, and green and red wool....

    • UAMN106
    • Drum

    • Drum

    • The drum's wooden rim is one piece, fastened with root where the handle joins the gut skin with a picture of a man in a kayak, a bird and a harpooned seal in a trap or net, all done in black with red line under the kayak and across the drum skin....

    • UAMN116
    • Drum

    • Drum

    • The drum's wooden rim is one piece, fastened with root where the handle joins the gut skin with a picture of a man in a kayak, a bird and a harpooned seal in a trap or net, all done in black with red line under the kayak and across the drum skin....

    • UAMN117
    • Charm Belt

    • Charm Belt

    • Otto Geist's personal charm belt. Commercially made leather belt with steel tongue and buckle; covered with ivory charms and trade beads; has whetstone, steel-bladed knife in sheath, and pouch and tobacco box also attached. Measures approximately...

    • UAMN103
    • 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
    • Joined Earrings

    • Joined Earrings

    • Ivory earring bases 1 cm with concentric circles; ivory hook on one only; attached to 10.7 cm strands (6) of seed and small trade beads - blue, black, and white, few pink and green; one strand broken near center divide; three sealskin dividers;...

    • UAMN141
    • Joined Earrings

    • Joined Earrings

    • Earring bases of ivory with concentric circles; not a pair; ivory hooks broken off; attached strands of beads (7) gold and pink seed beads and very thin white seed beads, larger white beads at bottom; two strips of sealskin for dividers; 6.5 cm...

    • UAMN142
    • 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
    • Engraved Bone

    • Engraved Bone

    • A bone engraved with different animals. There are fish and bubbles along with an otter. There also seems to be some foxes along the bottom right hand corner. The bone has an outline along the sides and the animals are standing along the edges of...

    • UAMN151
    • Engraved Bone

    • Engraved Bone

    • The engraved bone has a drawn line going around the edges of the bone. There are animals drawn onto the bone that are standing on these lines. All of the animals are standing on the bottom line. There is a bug, an otter/beaver, an owl, and a fox....

    • UAMN152
    • Bentwood Dipper

    • Bentwood Dipper

    • A wooden triangular dipper where the sides and handle of one piece of wood, steamed, bent, and lashed with spruce root. Wood extends to form handle which terminates in a crane's head with curved beak. Base made from a solid piece of wood, placed...

    • UAMN155

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