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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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Purse

    • Purse

    • The purse is made of white caribou or buckskin and lined with blue cloth. The outside has black velvet both sides; one side has beaded floral design and fringe all the way around. The top edging has beads and fringe trim. The drawstring is made of...

    • UAMN75
    • 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

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