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    • 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
    • Tool Box

    • Tool Box

    • The sides are made one piece of shaped wood; 2.375 in. tall; base fitted in; each side has 3 pieces that are 2.375 in. long in ivory; sewn on with baleen; strip of twisted root across container holds sides in; 6 small pieces of ivory 1.375 in. sewn...

    • UAMN114
    • Snowshoes

    • Snowshoes

    • George, Sam (maker). For a young child: each snowshoe is made of two pieces of wood, curved at the toe and lashed with sinew; tails are nailed together; wooden crosspieces; boot webbing of babiche and foot ties of smoked moose; webbing of yellow...

    • UAMN132
    • Drum and Stick

    • Drum and Stick

    • David, Jonathon (maker). Drum: frame of birch wood; sewn with babiche; head varies from 28.5 cm to 30 cm across; frame 6.5 cm deep; drum head of moose or caribou skin; lashed on at back with babiche; handle is forked caribou antler still in...

    • UAMN135
    • Drum and Stick

    • Drum and Stick

    • David, Jonathon (maker). Drum: frame of birch wood; sewn with babiche; head varies from 28.5 cm to 30 cm across; frame 6.5 cm deep; drum head of moose or caribou skin; lashed on at back with babiche; handle is forked caribou antler still in...

    • UAMN136
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Mooseheart Bag

    • Mooseheart Bag

    • Alexander, Selina (maker). Mooseheart bag made from mooseheart pericardium. Top of bag is caribou skin with beadwork design along bag opening and near fringe of light blue, dark blue, and dark red beads. Caribou skin fringes are decorated with...

    • UAMN178
    • Sheath

    • Sheath

    • A moosehide sheath with strap of dentalia shells and beads. Sheath (length 30 cm.) made of moosehide. Tip of sheath replaced with new piece of moosehide. Moosehide fringe around sheath tip. Sheath decorated with dentalia shells, and beads (dark...

    • UAMN179
    • Three Eskimo Girls

    • Three Eskimo Girls

    • Bolotowsky, Ilya (artist). Size: 11.5 x 15.5 in. Medium: Oil on paintboard Notes: Not signed or dated. Artist Info: Ilya Bolotowsky (1907-1981) served in the army during the Second World War as a Russian interpreter. Stationed in Nome, he made a...

    • UAMN190
    • Drifting Forms

    • Drifting Forms

    • Nancarrow, Ree (artist). Size: 59 x 54 in. Medium: Hand-dyed fabric quilt Tilted and dated verso Using the reappearing "y" form, fiber artist Ree Nancarrow experiments in this piece with the inner relationships of shape, color, and texture to...

    • UAMN254
    • Speckled Bird

    • Speckled Bird

    • Schoppert, James (artist). Size: 35 x 23 x 10 in. Medium: Wood, walrus, gut, feathers, paint Description: Stylized bird figure with face and human legs, attached to drum; drum made of walrus stomach stretched and tied to wooden frame with blue...

    • UAMN252

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