Object photography

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Object description

  • Native Alaskan artist
  • Pouch, 19th century
  • Skin, animal, wool, feather
  • Cape Vancouver, Alaska, United States
  • H: 8 in, W: 5 1/2 in, D: 3/4 in (H: 20.3 cm, W: 14.0 cm, D: 1.9 cm)
  • Gift of Israel Albert Lee, 1910
  • E13108


This skin pouch is edged with dark gray fur. The top of the pouch has three lines of black and white stitching and one of red. The face is a very soft light beige feathers. This is edged with embroidery in black, white, brown and red. The fringe is made of seal fur and leather.