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Object Number:96-2-14
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tlingit
Provenience: Alaska
Yakutat (Alaska)
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Maker: Minnie Johnson
Date Made: 1954
Early Date: 1954
Late Date: 1954
Section:American
Materials:Halibut Skin
Moose Hide
Felt
Satin
Glass
Technique:Beaded
Iconography:Thunderbird
Totem Pole
Raven
Sea Urchin
Sun
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. Frederica de Laguna, 1996

Description

Halibut skin is alternating light and dark panels; moosehide top has a cinch belt and fringe; figures in beaded felt applique are: a thunderbird totem pole, raven climbing down kelp to get a sea urchin, and raven flying away with the sun; lining is of satin.

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