Basket and lid, embroidered with a Floral Motif

Aleksandra Kudrin Reinken, Unangax^, 1859/60 - 1909
Unangax̂ (Aleut)
Western Arctic


collected 1905

Wild rye grass (Elyleymus aleuticus), silk thread

Overall: 3 3/8 × 5 7/8 in. (8.5 × 15 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Bequest of Frank C. and Clara G. Churchill



Place Made: Unalaska Island, Aleutian Islands, United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view

Exhibition History

This Land: American Engagement with the Natural World, Rush Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 14-July 22, 2022.


Made by Aleksandra Kudrin Reinken (1859/60-1909; "Mrs. Adolf Rankin"), Unalaska for sale; sold to Clara G. Corser Turner Churchill (1851-1945) and Frank Carroll Churchill (1850-1912), Unalaska, Alaska, September, 1905; bequeathed to present collection, 1946.

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