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    • Gold Pin

    • Gold Pin

    • Semi-lunar shaped pin with hook on back so that a watch can be attached; all gold; made in Nome; "OME" stamped on back; small gold nuggets soldered on front and semi-lunar shaped piece of ivory inset; 1-1/2 in. wide and 1-1/2 in. tall including...

    • UAMN696
    • Willow Root Basket

    • Willow Root Basket

    • Basket made of willow and with single rod coiling. Is small and round with a slight constriction at the rim. Has small designs that consist of three parallel vertical lines which are done in colored wool or sewing thread, in a variety of colors. 6...

    • UA66-045-0021
    • Cover, Checkbook

    • Cover, Checkbook

    • Heavily beaded checkbook cover backed with caribou hide. Cover is a rectangular shape with one curved short end. Folded in thirds, the cover velcros to the front and encases a checkbook, which can be slipped inside the pocket sewn to the backing...

    • UA2007-013-0004(2)
    • Cover, Checkbook

    • Cover, Checkbook

    • Heavily beaded checkbook cover backed with caribou hide. Cover is a rectangular shape with one curved short end. Folded in thirds, the cover velcros to the front and encases a checkbook, which can be slipped inside the pocket sewn to the backing...

    • UA2007-013-0004(1)
    • 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
    • Hair Combs

    • Hair Combs

    • Ordinary brown plastic hair combs - prongs are doubled and join together at a point; top of comb covered with hide and beaded. Three rows of seed beads in the following pattern: turquoise, clear, gold, single long blue, one clear, one turquoise,...

    • UA92-003-0025AB
    • Sheath

    • Sheath

    • 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 blue,...

    • UA97-004-0003(2)
    • Floats, Net

    • Floats, Net

    • Made from birch fungus; round with wire loop inserted for hanging on the net which it is being constructed; "och-kumay-lo-torak"? is the native name given in Inupiaq in the field collection notes, however it is also followed by a question mark....

    • UA70-050-0062AB
    • 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
    • Fishhook

    • Fishhook

    • Fishhook made of Dall sheep horn; double barbless hooks set in. "Michak"

      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...

    • UA70-050-0064
    • Fishhook

    • Fishhook

    • Large barbless hook made from a piece of heavy wire; a length of sinew line attached. "Michak". Hook: 9.3cm x 2.5cm.

      Collected in the field for the Modern Alaskan Material Culture Project undertaken by the UA Museum. 12/6/2011: In the field...

    • UA70-050-0063
    • Canoe, Birch Bark

    • Canoe, Birch Bark

    • Birch bark over frame - 14' long with one end decked over with bark (23" w x 46 1/4 long); sewn with spruce root and seamed with spruce pitch; paddle of birch 68" long - lashed to 2 of 5 crosspieces. Piece of bark 33 1/2" x 15 3/4" lashed down for...

    • UA67-114-0001AB
    • 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
    • Parka, Fur

    • Parka, Fur

    • Woman's reindeer parka with wolverine fur trim. Made by donor's mother "Akurak" (Mary English). She used pieces of lynx legs for cuffs. It was caught in a trap and was eaten by another animal except for legs (!) Approx. 32" from shoulder to...

    • UA91-016-0001

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