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From: Alaska | Kuskokwim River

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number NA1557
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Eskimo
Provenience Alaska | Kuskokwim River
Culture Area Arctic Culture Area
Section American
Materials Skin | Animal Fiber | Fish Skin

Fish skin bag. Vertical bands of dark colored skin with light colored arches and a circle with a tail at the top. Arches have cutout designs that resemble human figures. A horizontal band at the top of the vertical bands is done in a similar style. Tall fish skin rim lined with a light strip of material at the opening.

Height 42 cm
Length 50 cm
Width 46 cm
Credit Line Alaska Ethnological Expedition, George Byron Gordon, 1907

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