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    • Wood Dish

    • Wood Dish

    • Bean, Augustus (maker). This is an open, shallow wooden dish with two frogs (as seen from above) on the bottom of bowl. Ten pieces of bone or ivory are inset around the top rim; round white seed beads are inset around the inner second rim, which...

    • UAMN78
    • 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
    • Sewing Kit

    • Sewing Kit

    • (A) Woman's sewing kit made with a hollowed-out bone and bleached sealskin. At the end is a polar bear head made from mineralized walrus ivory. This secures the bleached sealskin, which is folded lengthwise and slides through the bone. A hole is...

    • UAMN89
    • Sewing Kit

    • Sewing Kit

    • (A) Woman's sewing kit made with a hollowed-out bone and bleached sealskin. At the end is a polar bear head made from mineralized walrus ivory. This secures the bleached sealskin, which is folded lengthwise and slides through the bone. A hole is...

    • UAMN90
    • Hawk Rattle

    • Hawk Rattle

    • Made of two pieces of wood, each of which forms half the handle and half the rattle part; handle riveted with two copper bolts and lashed with leather strip; hawk's face either side of rattle; black, green, and red paint; faded; has two small...

    • UAMN153
    • 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
    • Loonskin Purse

    • Loonskin Purse

    • Swan, Martha (maker). Purse made from the necks of loons. The top border is 9 cm wide and made from bleached and cured seal skin. It wraps inside and the purse is lined with yellow taffeta. The opening to the bag folds so that there are creases on...

    • UAMN180
    • 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
    • Ornament

    • Ornament

    • Material: Ivory Culture: Aleut Oval shaped open work carving, open work of bands in inside an oval border. There are three longitudinal bands which are incised, each with one line down its center. There are also two semicircular bands each with...

    • UAMN364
    • Mask Making

    • Mask Making

    • Hewson, Wayne (artist). Video, 57 seconds MPG format. Wayne Hewson is a Tsimshian carver from Metlakatla, Alaska. Hewson's carving career began in 1967 in a boarding school in Wrangell, when he used a pocketknife and a bar of soap to carve a...

    • UAMN34

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