Object photography

Image © Dan Gair, 2008.
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Object description

  • Native Alaskan artist
  • Mitten, 19th century
  • Skin, leather, sinew
  • Cape Vancouver, Alaska, United States
  • L: 14.5 in, W: 5 3/4 in, D: 1 1/4 in (L: 36.8 cm, W: 14.6 cm, D: 3.2 cm)
  • Gift of Israel Albert Lee, 1910
  • E13106

DESCRIPTION

This is a pair of salmon skin mittens with long cuffs and draw strings. Brown seal skin is used in the palms of the mittens.