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    • Halibut Hook

    • Halibut Hook

    • The hook is made in two pieces of wood, lashed together with root and a rusty nail lashed on with root and string. The top piece of wood has a figure holding a creature by the legs. This symbolizes the story of Blackskin (see remarks), a man of the...

    • UAMN76
    • Wood Mask

    • Wood Mask

    • This round wood mask (16 x 13 x 5 cm) has arched eyebrows stained darker than the rest of the wood. The left eyebrow curves down to become the nose, which is triangular, with two round nostrils, and slightly flaring nostril arches. The face is...

    • UAMN85
    • Wood Mask

    • Wood Mask

    • A leaf shaped, wooden mask (28 x 17 x 6.5 cm), with distinctive horizontal ridges as forehead/top of head and chin, and three concentric circular ridges ringing central facial features. Eyes are leaf-shaped slits below one of the ridges, slightly...

    • UAMN86
    • Skin Ball

    • Skin Ball

    • The ball is made from assembled pieces of scraped, bleached and dyed sealskin sewn with sinew and stuffed with caribou hair. The exterior consists of six dark brown main panels: four rectangular central pieces with slightly convex lengths and...

    • UAMN88
    • Parka Trim

    • Parka Trim

    • Lane, Daisy (artist). Parka trim piece made primarily of white and black calfskin. Top and lower borders are white calfskin, with blue felt designating a break for the primary design field along one side, red bordering the other. Red-orange felt...

    • UAMN91
    • Parka Trim

    • Parka Trim

    • Lane, Daisy (artist). Parka trim piece made primarily of white and black calfskin. Top and lower borders are white calfskin, with blue felt designating a break for the primary design field along one side, red bordering the other. Red-orange felt...

    • UAMN92
    • Birch Basket

    • Birch Basket

    • Alexi, Emma (maker). Wastepaper basket shape with a square base rising to a round mouth; made of a large piece of birchbark with two small pieces inserted and sewn on either side; sewn with spruce root; rim rod of willow; the outer bark is on the...

    • UAMN154
    • Drum

    • Drum

    • The drum's wooden rim is one piece, fastened with root where the handle joins the gut skin with a picture of a man in a kayak, a bird and a harpooned seal in a trap or net, all done in black with red line under the kayak and across the drum skin....

    • UAMN116
    • Drum

    • Drum

    • The drum's wooden rim is one piece, fastened with root where the handle joins the gut skin with a picture of a man in a kayak, a bird and a harpooned seal in a trap or net, all done in black with red line under the kayak and across the drum skin....

    • UAMN117
    • Dish

    • Dish

    • This dish is one piece of wood (16 in. across, 19 in. long, 9 in. deep at the sides) and the rim has shells set around the edge, 13 others are missing. The ends have totemic carvings on them.¬ulture: Tlingit

    • UAMN109
    • Dish

    • Dish

    • This dish is one piece of wood (16 in. across, 19 in. long, 9 in. deep at the sides) and the rim has shells set around the edge, 13 others are missing. The ends have totemic carvings on them.¬ulture: Tlingit

    • UAMN110
    • Dish

    • Dish

    • This dish is one piece of wood (16 in. across, 19 in. long, 9 in. deep at the sides) and the rim has shells set around the edge, 13 others are missing. The ends have totemic carvings on them.¬ulture: Tlingit

    • UAMN111
    • 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
    • Raven Mask

    • Raven Mask

    • Katexac, Bernard (artist). Raven mask; wood; one piece; entire face, including beak, is painted black; inside of mouth and tongue are red; eyes are round, painted white. Measures 21.6 cm long and has a leather thong for fastener.¬ulture: Inupiaq

    • UAMN125
    • Sinew Back Bow

    • Sinew Back Bow

    • This bow is made from spruce wood, sinew, and shell or horn. Made from one piece of spruce, broad, flat and tapered at ends forming rounded knobs. Its backside is flat with belly side keeled from end to end with a furrowed center on about 3/4 of...

    • UAMN159
    • Sinew Back Bow

    • Sinew Back Bow

    • This bow is made from spruce wood, sinew, and shell or horn. Made from one piece of spruce, broad, flat and tapered at ends forming rounded knobs. Its backside is flat with belly side keeled from end to end with a furrowed center on about 3/4 of...

    • UAMN160
    • Sinew Back Bow

    • Sinew Back Bow

    • This bow is made from spruce wood, sinew, and shell or horn. Made from one piece of spruce, broad, flat and tapered at ends forming rounded knobs. Its backside is flat with belly side keeled from end to end with a furrowed center on about 3/4 of...

    • UAMN161
    • Sinew Back Bow

    • Sinew Back Bow

    • This bow is made from spruce wood, sinew, and shell or horn. Made from one piece of spruce, broad, flat and tapered at ends forming rounded knobs. Its backside is flat with belly side keeled from end to end with a furrowed center on about 3/4 of...

    • UAMN162

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