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

DESCRIPTION

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.