Object photography

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Object description

  • Native Alaskan artist
  • Mitten, 19th century
  • Seal skin, cotton, fur
  • Cape Vancouver, Alaska, United States
  • L: 10 in, W: 5 1/2 in (L: 25.4 cm, W: 14.0 cm)
  • Gift of Israel Albert Lee, 1910
  • E13105


This is a pair of mittens made of short light brown seal fur. There is no lining. There is a line of thong embroidery at the cuff with small fur and red worsted dangles.