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    • 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
    • Beaded Moccasins

    • Beaded Moccasins

    • Smoked moosehide beaded moccasins with a caribou hide ankle wrap. The bottom of the slipper is smoked moosehide. Only the upper ankle area is of caribou hide. There are two long caribou lacings coming from the tongue area of the slipper. The glass...

    • UAMN95
    • Feather Parka

    • Feather Parka

    • Kimoktoak, Freida (maker). This zip-front parka is made with squares of various species of birds caught in the Norton Sound area. Lined in black fabric, it has a metal zipper, and the zipper is covered on the PL side with a strip of otter fur. The...

    • UAMN97
    • Feather Parka

    • Feather Parka

    • Kimoktoak, Freida (maker). This zip-front parka is made with squares of various species of birds caught in the Norton Sound area. Lined in black fabric, it has a metal zipper, and the zipper is covered on the PL side with a strip of otter fur. The...

    • UAMN98
    • Feather Parka

    • Feather Parka

    • Kimoktoak, Freida (maker). This zip-front parka is made with squares of various species of birds caught in the Norton Sound area. Lined in black fabric, it has a metal zipper, and the zipper is covered on the PL side with a strip of otter fur. The...

    • UAMN99
    • Feather Parka

    • Feather Parka

    • Kimoktoak, Freida (maker). This zip-front parka is made with squares of various species of birds caught in the Norton Sound area. Lined in black fabric, it has a metal zipper, and the zipper is covered on the PL side with a strip of otter fur. The...

    • UAMN100
    • Bentwood Visor

    • Bentwood Visor

    • Simeonoff, Jacob (artist). This bentwood visor has a decorative painted surface. The visor has an open-crown design, a long squared-off front, and two overlapping pieces at the nape that are stitched together with imitation sinew and reinforced...

    • UAMN101
    • Pouch

    • Pouch

    • Okoma (maker). The pouch has reindeer hair embroidery on front side; de-haired seal; double seam welting of white/pink seal hide; edging either side of twisted hide tacked down; curvilinear designs of white reindeer hair, and green and red wool....

    • UAMN108
    • Pouch

    • Pouch

    • Okoma (maker). The pouch has reindeer hair embroidery on front side; de-haired seal; double seam welting of white/pink seal hide; edging either side of twisted hide tacked down; curvilinear designs of white reindeer hair, and green and red wool....

    • UAMN107
    • Pouch

    • Pouch

    • Okoma (maker). The pouch has reindeer hair embroidery on front side; de-haired seal; double seam welting of white/pink seal hide; edging either side of twisted hide tacked down; curvilinear designs of white reindeer hair, and green and red wool....

    • UAMN106
    • Snowshoes

    • Snowshoes

    • George, Sam (maker). For a young child: each snowshoe is made of two pieces of wood, curved at the toe and lashed with sinew; tails are nailed together; wooden crosspieces; boot webbing of babiche and foot ties of smoked moose; webbing of yellow...

    • UAMN132
    • Wood mask

    • Wood mask

    • Male mask; carved wooden face. Snow goggles of wood with faint pink wash are attached; fur mustache and beard; wolf fur ruff; furs are nailed to wood; sinew cord on back for hanging; 16" long. Created in Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska.

    • UA91-004-0006
    • Moccasins

    • Moccasins

    • Pair of smoked moosehide moccasins that show much wear; unplucked beaver fur trim at ankles and on tongues; ties of twisted blue and red wool; flower on vamp of each moccasin, daffodile? done in seed beads, black, yellow, three shades of green,...

    • UA79-012-0001AB
    • Fish Net, Model

    • Fish Net, Model

    • 84 cm long x 17.7 cm wide; made of braided sinew and braided root; side stakes of birch or willow twigs; five floats of a very light wood attached to top of net; sinkers of pieces of antler and stone; twig used for stake; two rock sinkers have...

    • UA68-061-0001
    • Basket, Birch Bark

    • Basket, Birch Bark

    • Large birch bark container with handle; 9 1/2" tall; sealskin strap handle attached at sides; sealskin patches at pressure points on bottom; tear mended with sinew; shows use; dirty.

      Written in pencil on side: "Merry Xmas to Olive Glover(?)...

    • UAMN-0551-5419
    • 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

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