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Mitten

Object Number:93-1-1A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Ahtna
Provenience: Alaska
Upper Copper River
Culture Area: Subarctic Culture Area
Maker: Mrs. John of Mentasta
Section:American
Materials:Moose Hide
Beaver Fur
Wool
Length: 32.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Frederica de Laguna, 1993

Description

A pair of moose hide mittens with hide side fringe; beaver fur trim; red, green and white wool yarn harness; and floral pattern in orange, black, white, navy, green, red, and royal blue grass rocaille beads. Made by Mrs. John of Mentasta; worn by Mary Anne Billum; given to donor by Mable M. Hash, granddaughter of Mrs. Billum.

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Collection] Williams, Lucy F. 2003. Guide to the North American Ethnographic Collection at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 26, pl. 13View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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