Pouch Made from Bird's Feet, Decorated with Dance Gloves with Down Trim on the front and a Pair of Boots on the reverse, with a Claw Clasp

possibly Yup'ik, Western Arctic, Arctic

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collected about 1903

Bird feet (likely swan foot, possibly albatross) sewn and decorated with leather applique, bird down, claw clasp, hide strap

Overall: 6 1/8 × 6 9/16 in. (15.5 × 16.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mrs. Charles Sheldon

50.42.12486

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Bag

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view

Provenance

Collected by Charles Alexander Sheldon (1867-1928), in Alaska; to his wife, Louise Walker Gulliver Sheldon (1867-1950), Woodstock, Vermont; given to present collection, 1950.

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