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    • Basket, Birch Bark

    • Basket, Birch Bark

    • Folded birch bark basket with unstripped willow trim and side reinforcement and spruce root stitching. Bark panels showing dark interior bark surface have been attached to exterior surface of bakset, which show the pale exterior bark surface,...

    • UA2002-001-0020
    • 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
    • Smudge Pot

    • Smudge Pot

    • Made from a 5 gallon gas can; two tin cans with ends perforated are soldered on either side of the can; door made of piece of tin wired on; wire swing handle; wood chips are burned inside to keep off mosquitoes. (Smudging means to allow something...

    • UA70-050-0053
    • 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
    • Baskets, Birch Bark

    • Baskets, Birch Bark

    • Pair of small, folded birch bark baskets with unstripped willow trim and side fold reinforcements. (A) The larger of the two has spruce root stitching. (B) The smaller basket has sinew stitching and cotton thread stitching at interior fold seam....

    • UA2002-001-0015ab
    • Basket, Birch Bark

    • Basket, Birch Bark

    • Kobuk-style woven birch bark basket with spruce root lashing around a willow rim. Green thread visible inside basket along sides of base. Spruce root on bottom is reinforced with a second layer of spruce root. 5" or 13 cm diameter across top x 3"...

    • UA88-013-0006
    • Basket, Birch Bark

    • Basket, Birch Bark

    • Folded birch bark basket with spruce root stitching and willow trim. Top rim has woven pattern using black goose grass. The exterior of the basket has four seperate pieces of interior exposed birch bark sewn into the top rim. Willow has been...

    • UA2002-001-0001
    • Berry Picker

    • Berry Picker

    • B: Made from piece of metal (oil, gas can?) with metal handle already attached; folded around two side pieces of wood; l2 teeth of wire with blunt tips; bracing at base and at top, near tips of teeth; used; 3" x 4 3/4" x 7 3/4"; made by Ed Mersen,...

    • UA91-017-0002B
    • 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
    • Scraper

    • Scraper

    • Bone, tapered and rounded one end; used for removing bark from wood. 1cm x 14cm x 2cm

      Collected in the field for the Modern Alaskan Native Material Culture Project undertaken by the UA Museum. 12/6/2011: In the field notes and paper file the...

    • UA70-050-0052
    • 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
    • Gut Window

    • Gut Window

    • Charles (artist). The window is made of 7 strips of seal gut, sewn with thread on a machine; 44.5 x 50.8 cm (17.5 in. high x 20 in. long). The center design in black paint is of a man with upraised arms spearing a winged fish.

    • UAMN60
    • Dish

    • Dish

    • The dish is made of two pieces of wood used for the bottom and the rim. The bottom is stained light red and the rim is dark red. A black line is painted around the bottom of the bowl, as are two figures. Six small round pieces of ivory are set on...

    • UAMN62
    • Dish

    • Dish

    • The dish is made of two pieces of wood used for the bottom and the rim. The bottom is stained light red and the rim is dark red. A black line is painted around the bottom of the bowl, as are two figures. Six small round pieces of ivory are set on...

    • UAMN63

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