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    • 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
    • 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...

    • UAMN163
    • Dagger

    • Dagger

    • This eagle-headed dagger has a tapered copper blade with a medial ridge running down the front of the blade. The reverse is a flat surface showing marks of the original working of the material. The carved head and hand grip are one piece of wood...

    • UAMN174
    • Dagger

    • Dagger

    • This eagle-headed dagger has a tapered copper blade with a medial ridge running down the front of the blade. The reverse is a flat surface showing marks of the original working of the material. The carved head and hand grip are one piece of wood...

    • UAMN175
    • Model Dwelling

    • Model Dwelling

    • Model of St. Lawrence Island dwelling; wooden framework covered with pieces of seal skin (hair in) and a piece of de-haired and bleached sealskin as the roof; gives a translucent light; may be inadvertent (i.e., the real houses may not have had...

    • UAMN176
    • 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
    • Grass Cross

    • Grass Cross

    • Lincoln, Bertha (artist). Cross made from six coiled grass basketry circles which are then attached with dyed grass. The central circle is made of grass that is dyed blue. The single section of grass that connects the six pieces is dyed red. The...

    • UAMN184
    • Whale Dance

    • Whale Dance

    • Munoz, Rie (artist). Size: 15.25 x 22.5 in. Medium: Stone litho on paper A brightly colored print depicting natives around a beached whale. There are six human figures around the whale, three of which are standing upon it. All of the figures...

    • UAMN253

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