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    • 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
    • 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
    • Baskets, Birch Bark

    • Baskets, Birch Bark

    • Pair of small, folded birch bark baskets with unstripped willow trim and side fold reinforcements. (A) The larger of the two has spruce root stitching. (B) The smaller basket has sinew stitching and cotton thread stitching at interior fold seam....

    • UA2002-001-0015ab
    • Ladle

    • Ladle

    • Wooden ladle or scoop; broad, shallow bowl; one piece of spruce wood; stained dark red on outside; used; hole pierced in end of handle for hanging; 12 7/8" long.

      Label put on by donor: "CL- 3 Salmon River Kobuk Frank Glover 1952" See letter...

    • UA88-025-0001
    • Needle, Snowshoe

    • Needle, Snowshoe

    • Made of bone; tapered at both ends with an eye in the middle; used for making snowshoe webbing. Around the eye there are grooves on either end, on both sides of the piece, which extend out 1cm on either side of the eye in the same direction as the...

    • UA70-050-0056
    • Fishhook

    • Fishhook

    • Ivory shank tapered at both ends, the top end more so than bottom. The smaller tapered end has two holes drilled through it to accomadatethe picture wire wound through for leader. Attached to the loop made at the opposite end of the picture frame...

    • UA70-050-0060
    • 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
    • Dish

    • Dish

    • The dish is made of two pieces of wood used for the bottom and the rim. The bottom is stained light red and the rim is dark red. A black line is painted around the bottom of the bowl, as are two figures. Six small round pieces of ivory are set on...

    • UAMN62
    • Dish

    • Dish

    • The dish is made of two pieces of wood used for the bottom and the rim. The bottom is stained light red and the rim is dark red. A black line is painted around the bottom of the bowl, as are two figures. Six small round pieces of ivory are set on...

    • UAMN63
    • Dish

    • Dish

    • This men's bentwood bowl (having three planed surfaces) is made using two pieces of wood for the bottom and rim. The bottom is stained light right, the rim is dark red, and the black line and bird with a fish in its beak are painted black on the...

    • UAMN64

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