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    • 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
    • Eyeglasses Case

    • Eyeglasses Case

    • Oval shaped, 6 3/4" x 3 1/2", smoked moose hide, white flannel on inside of case, beadwork sewn to white felt, pink and green beaded edging, white beaded background with fluorescent pink and burgundy flowers, and green beaded leaves, the beads are...

    • UA84-003-0043
    • 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)
    • Necklace, Dentalia

    • Necklace, Dentalia

    • Dentalia and green, red, and blue trade beads; dividers and fastener of moosehide; fastens with white button. 58 x 3 cm (laid flat).

      Necklace belonged to Olin, who was a medicine man who died in 1958; he was from Cutoff (now abandoned) up...

    • UA67-097-0008
    • 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
    • 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
    • Berry Picker

    • Berry Picker

    • Wooden scoop with short, thick handle and wide, deep bowl part; used for scooping or knocking berried into a birch bark basket. Wood; stained red; used; oil stain in bowl; smells of smoke; 11 1/2" long 0 bowl is 5 5/8" x 6 3/4". Same type of...

    • UA91-017-0003
    • Carving, Wood

    • Carving, Wood

    • A eskimo-like chain of carved links and swivels. 21 1/2" long. Made from a single 2 x 4.

      Brought to museum by J.A. Boulet of Fairbanks on May 1, 1942. *3/9/2004: John Schwaesdall, grandson of maker, phoned to obtain information and...

    • UAMN-B63-0003
    • Fishhook

    • Fishhook

    • Brass with barbless nail hook set in; wire loop wound with string. One circular eye has been carved out of the brass on one side of the piece. Another eye hole can be seen, but is obscured by the inset nail. 18cm x 2.7cm.

      Collected in the...

    • UA70-050-0066
    • Basket, Birch Bark

    • Basket, Birch Bark

    • Round birch bark basket made with the woven technique, light and dark-colored bark placed diagonally along the sides, alternating direction creating a woven look. Lashed along the top and bottom edges with willow, which is wrapped in spruce root....

    • UA2001-013-0307
    • Knife, Womans'

    • Knife, Womans'

    • Steel blade from a saw blade; 2 screw holes; antler handle much stained and polished from use; held on with wooden peg inserted through top of handle. Blade is 8 3/4". Ulu is 5 3/8" x 8 3/4".

      Purchased by donor's husband from Minnie Gray...

    • UA91-009-0009
    • Basket, Birch Bark

    • Basket, Birch Bark

    • Round birch bark basket, made with strips of birch bark, woven together along the sides. The walls of the basket are formed by placing the bark in diagonal strips, with the light side going in one direction, the dark in the opposite, and weaving...

    • UA2001-013-0309
    • Gold Poke

    • Gold Poke

    • Tan horsehide; 17" long x 4 3/4"; two thongs and bag and machine sewn; smooth side inside; markings - one side has in 1" letters: "W.A. BANK" and other side in 3/8" letters: "No. 500" and a diamond-shape with the words "Cordovan Horsehide"; used at...

    • UA69-051-0001
    • Sinker, Fishhook and

    • Sinker, Fishhook and

    • Mammoth ivory sinker tapered on both ends. On the top of the sinker there is a darkened area (outter core). The sinker has one circular hole drilled into each end for line attachments. Looped through the bottom hole in the sinker is wire (picture...

    • UA70-050-0067
    • Snowshoe, Horse

    • Snowshoe, Horse

    • Horse snowshoe made from wood in an oval shape. 14" long x 10.5" wide. Wood is approx. 1" thick. It has a metal strap over the top connected by bolts.

      Acc. to file: "On April 27, 1967, Keith Koontz came in and gave us more information on the...

    • UA63-025-0001
    • Basket, Birch Bark

    • Basket, Birch Bark

    • Modern type made for sale; birch strips reversed and alternated for sides; flared; willow rim rods top and base; sewn with spruce root. Measures 11 x 21 cm.

      Collected in the field for the Modern Alaskan Material Culture Project undertaken by...

    • UA70-050-0057
    • Fishhook

    • Fishhook

    • Ivory shank tapered at both ends, the top end more so than bottom. The smaller tapered end has two holes drilled through it to accomadatethe picture wire wound through for leader. Attached to the loop made at the opposite end of the picture frame...

    • UA70-050-0060
    • Purse

    • Purse

    • The purse is made of white caribou or buckskin and lined with blue cloth. The outside has black velvet both sides; one side has beaded floral design and fringe all the way around. The top edging has beads and fringe trim. The drawstring is made of...

    • UAMN75

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