Dance mittens

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Culture/People
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo) [Kinugumiut/Kingegan/Cape Prince of Wales]
Object Name
Dance mittens
Media/Materials
Sealskin/fur, puffin beak/beaks, wood
Techniques
Painted
Object Type
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place
Cape Prince of Wales; Bering Straits Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Collection History
Collection history unknown; purchased by MAI from an unknown source in 1938.
Catalog Number
19/8773
Barcode
198773.000
See related items
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo) [Kinugumiut/Kingegan/Cape Prince of Wales]
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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