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    • Wood mask

    • Wood mask

    • Male mask; carved wooden face. Snow goggles of wood with faint pink wash are attached; fur mustache and beard; wolf fur ruff; furs are nailed to wood; sinew cord on back for hanging; 16" long. Created in Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska.

    • UA91-004-0006
    • Wood Mask

    • Wood Mask

    • Wood, male; trimmed with wolf ruff; dark fur eyebrows; mustache and beard of brown and white fur; mouth, eyes, nostrils open, Unpainted, 9" long, "Kakeina" written in pencil on back; string lopped through nostrils for hanging. Mask was created in...

    • UA73-018-0009A
    • Fish Trap Model

    • Fish Trap Model

    • Model fish trap (probably loache/burbot or blackfish)*. 2 pieces, funnel and basket, which don't come apart. Thin strips of wood shaped and glued in place. End of basket is in the shape of a circle, does not come to a point. Fish trap fence on each...

    • UA91-004-0003(1)
    • Moccasins

    • Moccasins

    • Pair of smoked moosehide moccasins that show much wear; unplucked beaver fur trim at ankles and on tongues; ties of twisted blue and red wool; flower on vamp of each moccasin, daffodile? done in seed beads, black, yellow, three shades of green,...

    • UA79-012-0001AB
    • Beaded Bag

    • Beaded Bag

    • Doubled piece of smoked hide with folded "neck" sewn with d-ring inside. One side has dark brown and light orange beads in a square shape, other side has solid white beading with red, heart-shaped flowers with "silver" centers; edging of doubled...

    • UA92-003-0037(2)
    • Pin

    • Pin

    • 6.2 cm diameter, 7.3 cm long metal stick pin. Made of two layers of moose (?) hide stitched together. Floral design on front of dyed tufted moose hair; five pink tufts form a flower, three moss-green tufts (smaller and diamond shaped) form...

    • UA91-003-0007
    • Key Chain, Beaded

    • Key Chain, Beaded

    • 17.3 cm long (boot is 5.2 cm tall from top to heel). Boot is made of moosehide stuffed with white felt and trimmed with white beads. Red floral design on calf of boot and starburst design on toe-box; flower and starburs have yellow bead centers...

    • UA92-003-0018
    • Earrings, Beaded

    • Earrings, Beaded

    • Made of smoked moosehide; metal hair clip sewn between pieces of hide. Trimmed first with pink irridescent beads, widely spaced, then with opaque red beads, spaced close together. Beaded floral design in the center of each; three tiny red flowers...

    • UA92-003-0041AB
    • Fish Net, Model

    • Fish Net, Model

    • 84 cm long x 17.7 cm wide; made of braided sinew and braided root; side stakes of birch or willow twigs; five floats of a very light wood attached to top of net; sinkers of pieces of antler and stone; twig used for stake; two rock sinkers have...

    • UA68-061-0001
    • Mittens, Beaded

    • Mittens, Beaded

    • Pair of gauntlet-type mittens of smoked moosehide: lined with wool material; trimmed with unplucked beaver fur at the wrists and cuffs; yarn mitten harness of white, green and purple attached with leather thongs at the wrist. Beaded floral designs...

    • UA91-014-0002AB
    • Boots, Reindeer

    • Boots, Reindeer

    • Knee hish; reindeer with the hair out; smoked moosehide soles. Red felt edging at top. Hide ties. Black and white calf geometric design below felt. Soles show use but in very good condition. 16 1/4" high - 11 1/4" long - hide ties. Made by...

    • UA91-017-0001AB
    • Basket, Birch Bark

    • Basket, Birch Bark

    • Large, folded birch bark container found floating in the Ambler River. Willow rim rods and lashing of spruce root, and a rope, possibly cotton, tied along one of the long sides of the basket, possibly a handle. 20cm x 40cm x 28cm.


    • UA70-050-0058
    • Berry Picker

    • Berry Picker

    • Wooden scoop with short, thick handle and wide, deep bowl part; used for scooping or knocking berried into a birch bark basket. Wood; stained red; used; oil stain in bowl; smells of smoke; 11 1/2" long 0 bowl is 5 5/8" x 6 3/4". Same type of...

    • UA91-017-0003
    • Carving, Wood

    • Carving, Wood

    • A eskimo-like chain of carved links and swivels. 21 1/2" long. Made from a single 2 x 4.

      Brought to museum by J.A. Boulet of Fairbanks on May 1, 1942. *3/9/2004: John Schwaesdall, grandson of maker, phoned to obtain information and...

    • UAMN-B63-0003
    • 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
    • Blade

    • Blade

    • Flat, tapered piece of jade. 5" long or 1cm x 13cm x 4.5cm

      Collected in the field for the Modern Alaskan Material Culture Project undertaken by the UA Museum. 12/6/2011: In the field notes and paper file the "place" is listed as Kobuk, but...

    • UA70-050-0054


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