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    • 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
    • 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
    • Knife, Womans'

    • Knife, Womans'

    • Steel blade from a saw blade; 2 screw holes; antler handle much stained and polished from use; held on with wooden peg inserted through top of handle. Blade is 8 3/4". Ulu is 5 3/8" x 8 3/4".

      Purchased by donor's husband from Minnie Gray...

    • UA91-009-0009
    • Mittens, Beaver

    • Mittens, Beaver

    • Mittens of unplucked beaver with smoked moosehide palms. Wrist trim of unplucked beaver with hair going crosswise to that on the body of the mitten. Written inside each mitter "Ulen - Wiseman Alaska - 1945". 13 1/2" long - unlined. Made by donor...

    • UA91-017-0004AB
    • Knife, Man's

    • Knife, Man's

    • Curved bone (rib) handle; curved steel blade with visible file marks; made from a file; fastened to handle with two metal bolts; three serrations on tip of handle; vertical scratches across front of handle where it joins blade; 9 7/8"...

    • UA70-050-0055
    • 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

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