From: Alaska | Klukwan
Curatorial Section: American
|Chilkat | Tlingit
|Alaska | Klukwan
|Northwest Coast Culture Area
|Hide | Bone | Plant Fiber
Long, rectangular strap or tumpline made from animal hide with brown fur on one side. Each end is slit and then reinforced with a short, bone rod, which is secured to the strap with thread. Wraps around the shoulder or breast and is used to carry heavy loads.
|Alaska Ethnological Expedition, George Byron Gordon, 1905
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