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    • Keychain, Beaded

    • Keychain, Beaded

    • 5.3 cm diameter (including beaded trim). Folded disk and hinge of smoked moosehide attached to a round, metal key ring. Circular hide trimmed with dark blue and aqua-colored beads. Blue floral design in center; five rounded petals of blue...

    • UA92-003-0023
    • Dagger

    • Dagger

    • Rusty Steel dagger with horns at end of handle. Length 33.5 cm. Handle wrapped with hide. Front of blade has central raised area along length, back of dagger blade is flat. Blade tip slightly bent.

    • UA97-004-0002
    • Rope

    • Rope

    • Alder-tanned moose hide rope. Hide is braided and pink-colored. Rope is coiled. See remarks field. Measures (as falls) 4.1 x 26.2 x 22.8 cm.

      Note from donor with object: "Alder tanned moose hide rope - Kobuk river area - Ambler probably"

    • UA2002-001-0084
    • Scoop, Model

    • Scoop, Model

    • Wooden model of fish scoop. The basket of the scoop is made from a thin piece of bent wood with cotton twine webbing woven in a diamond pattern. The handle is a long thin piece of wood attaced to the basket with cotton twine. See remarks field. ...

    • UA2002-001-0089
    • Diaper

    • Diaper

    • Child's diaper made from spotted sealskin fur and edged with caribou fawn skin with ties of spotted seal ties. Inside the diaper is sphagnum moss. Sewn with sinew. Measures 25 x 19.5 x 9 cm.

      Field number 262. -Value has been based on a...

    • UA2001-013-0279
    • Basket, Birch Bark

    • Basket, Birch Bark

    • Round birch bark basket made with the woven technique, light and dark-colored bark placed diagonally along the sides, alternating direction creating a woven look. Lashed along the top and bottom edges with willow, which is wrapped in spruce root....

    • UA2001-013-0307
    • Fishing Lure

    • Fishing Lure

    • Tear-drop shaped piece of jade, used as or with a fishing lure. Holes are drilled on either end. Not completely flat - the narrow end appears to curve up while the wider end curves down, from the side. Highly polished. Property mark engraved on the...

    • UA2001-013-0240
    • Basket, Birch Bark

    • Basket, Birch Bark

    • Round birch bark basket, made with strips of birch bark, woven together along the sides. The walls of the basket are formed by placing the bark in diagonal strips, with the light side going in one direction, the dark in the opposite, and weaving...

    • UA2001-013-0309
    • Basket, Birch Bark

    • Basket, Birch Bark

    • Folded birch bark basket with unstripped willow trim and side reinforcement and spruce root stitching. Bark panels showing dark interior bark surface have been attached to exterior surface of bakset, which show the pale exterior bark surface,...

    • UA2002-001-0020
    • Smudge Pot

    • Smudge Pot

    • Made from a 5 gallon gas can; two tin cans with ends perforated are soldered on either side of the can; door made of piece of tin wired on; wire swing handle; wood chips are burned inside to keep off mosquitoes. (Smudging means to allow something...

    • UA70-050-0053
    • Snowshoe

    • Snowshoe

    • Boy's snowshoe. Single snowshoe. Style is of westernmost Alaska type (see Nelson 'Eskimo about Bering Strait' or paper file). Outer wood frame made from two peices of wood. They are tied together to a point at heel with rawhide and spliced and...

    • UAMN-0551-5427
    • Basket, Birch Bark

    • Basket, Birch Bark

    • Modern type made for sale; birch strips reversed and alternated for sides; flared; willow rim rods top and base; sewn with spruce root. Measures 11 x 21 cm.

      Collected in the field for the Modern Alaskan Material Culture Project undertaken by...

    • UA70-050-0057
    • Snowshoes

    • Snowshoes

    • Wood frame of birch with three crossbars. Upper and lower sections weaved with babiche and middle section is weaved with moosehide line. On (B) there is also some heavy cotton twine used in middle section. For the boot lashings, (A) has wide...

    • UA91-020-0001AB
    • 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

    • 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
    • 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
    • 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

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