|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Culture Area:||Northwest Coast Culture Area|
|Credit Line:||Alaska Ethnological Expedition, George Byron Gordon, 1905|
Long, rectangular strap or tumpline made from animal hide with brown fur on one side. Line designs are cut into the fur in sections at each end, in the center, and between the center and the ends. 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.
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