Moosehide Gloves with Floral Beading, Bordered with Beaver Fur

Dene (Athabascan)


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collected 1903-1904

Moose hide, beaver fur, glass beads, and pink thread

Overall: 13 3/8 in. (34 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Lt. Col. Alfred T. Clifton, Class of 1927P



Place Made: United States, North America

Object Name

Clothing: Accessory

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Subarctic

Not on view


Collected by Lt. Col. Alfred Theodore Clifton (1875-1944) with the U.S. Army Signal Corps aboard the cable ship Burnside, St. Michael, Alaska, 1903-1904; given to present collection (through his son, Alfred Theodore Clifton, Jr. (1906-1996), Class of 1927), 1942.

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