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    • 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
    • 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

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