Carrier (Object)


From: Alaska | Copper Center

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 2003-24-25B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Ahtna
Provenience Alaska | Copper Center
Culture Area Subarctic Culture Area
Section American
Materials Birch Bark | Willow | Cotton | Wool | Satin | Moose Hide | Bead | Dentalium
Technique Sewn

Doll (a) in birch bark baby carrier (A). Carrier sewn with willow and cotton cord; ornament at top back is five tassels of dentalia, necklace beads and red satin; round, beaded pouch for infant's umbilical cord; wool fleece padding covered in red and white print cotton; moose hide straps. Made by Annie Moses

Height 31 cm
Width 17 cm
Depth 11 cm
Credit Line Gift of Catharine McClellan, 2003
Other Number 263 - Other Number

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