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Dance Glove

Object Number:NA1551B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Eskimo
Provenience: Alaska
Kuskokwim River
Culture Area: Arctic Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Skin
Animal Fiber
Beak
Quill
Sealskin
Puffin Beaks
Height: 45 cm
Credit Line:Alaska Ethnological Expedition, George Byron Gordon, 1907

Description

One of a pair of ceremonial gloves made from seal skin and decorated with puffin beaks and feathers.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Raven\'s Journey: The World of Alaska\'s Native People ( Nov 1986 - Feb 2010) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Barsness, Kristin J., and Kaplan, Susan A. 1986. Raven's Journey.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 156, fig. 148View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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. 22, pl. 5View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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