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    • 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
    • Drifting Forms

    • Drifting Forms

    • Nancarrow, Ree (artist). Size: 59 x 54 in. Medium: Hand-dyed fabric quilt Tilted and dated verso Using the reappearing "y" form, fiber artist Ree Nancarrow experiments in this piece with the inner relationships of shape, color, and texture to...

    • UAMN254
    • Human Figure

    • Human Figure

    • Material: Ivory Culture: Okvik Oblong carved ivory piece, flat on plain underside, curved on carved upper surface, Old Bering Sea decoration, drilled holes in curved surface, 11 drilled holes around outer edge, 4 broken out before acquisition,...

    • UAMN380
    • Human Figure

    • Human Figure

    • Material: Ivory Culture: Okvik Oblong carved ivory piece, flat on plain underside, curved on carved upper surface, Old Bering Sea decoration, drilled holes in curved surface, 11 drilled holes around outer edge, 4 broken out before acquisition,...

    • UAMN382
    • Midnight Sun Mask

    • Midnight Sun Mask

    • Ryan, Bert (artist). Sculpture of alder wood, copper, acrylic paint. Mask is in one piece with flange that has cutout shapes. Black and red paint and copper shapes used as decoration.(copper eyebrows and mustache held on with copper rivets)....

    • UAMN505
    • Gold Pin

    • Gold Pin

    • Semi-lunar shaped pin with hook on back so that a watch can be attached; all gold; made in Nome; "OME" stamped on back; small gold nuggets soldered on front and semi-lunar shaped piece of ivory inset; 1-1/2 in. wide and 1-1/2 in. tall including...

    • UAMN696
    • Fish Trap Model

    • Fish Trap Model

    • Model fish trap (probably loache/burbot or blackfish)*. 2 pieces, funnel and basket, which don't come apart. Thin strips of wood shaped and glued in place. End of basket is in the shape of a circle, does not come to a point. Fish trap fence on each...

    • UA91-004-0003(1)
    • Beaded Bag

    • Beaded Bag

    • Doubled piece of smoked hide with folded "neck" sewn with d-ring inside. One side has dark brown and light orange beads in a square shape, other side has solid white beading with red, heart-shaped flowers with "silver" centers; edging of doubled...

    • UA92-003-0037(1)
    • Beaded Bag

    • Beaded Bag

    • Doubled piece of smoked hide with folded "neck" sewn with d-ring inside. One side has dark brown and light orange beads in a square shape, other side has solid white beading with red, heart-shaped flowers with "silver" centers; edging of doubled...

    • UA92-003-0037(2)
    • Cover, Checkbook

    • Cover, Checkbook

    • Heavily beaded checkbook cover backed with caribou hide. Cover is a rectangular shape with one curved short end. Folded in thirds, the cover velcros to the front and encases a checkbook, which can be slipped inside the pocket sewn to the backing...

    • UA2007-013-0004(2)
    • Cover, Checkbook

    • Cover, Checkbook

    • Heavily beaded checkbook cover backed with caribou hide. Cover is a rectangular shape with one curved short end. Folded in thirds, the cover velcros to the front and encases a checkbook, which can be slipped inside the pocket sewn to the backing...

    • UA2007-013-0004(1)
    • 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)
    • 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

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