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Eskimo Sealskin Model Kayak
2006, Fall American Indian Arts, September 16th
with hand-carved wooden hunter who wears a cotton coat. Kayak laden with ivory and wood fishing accoutrements: trap, two harpoons, ice pick, and oar. With wooden stand, length 16.25".

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Northwest Coast Wood Totems and Raven Rattle,
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Chippewa Bandolier Bag Panel,
Lot # 576 - Chippewa Bandolier Bag Panel,
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D. F. Barry Cabinet Card of Chief Running Antelope, Hunkpapa Dakota,
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Salish Imbricated Basketry Trays,
Lot # 17 - Salish Imbricated Basketry Trays,
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Plains Child's Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 531 - Plains Child's Beaded Hide Moccasins,
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Sioux Beaded Hide
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sinew-sewn with lanes of cobalt, red white-heart, lime green, white, medium blue, and yellow forming devices of forked "clouds," outlined diamonds, and rectangle boxes suggesting "bag" imagery (Hail 1993: 56). Motifs contain inner accents of crosses and squares, remnants of tin cone drops hang from ... > Item Details
Sepik River-Style Panel with Bold Faces,
Lot # 509 - Sepik River-Style Panel with Bold Faces,
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Cayuse Beaded Flat Bag,
Lot # 63 - Cayuse Beaded Flat Bag,
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Apache Whetstone Case with Whetstone,
Lot # 72 - Apache Whetstone Case with Whetstone,
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Sioux Box Turtle Shell Cup,
Lot # 336 - Sioux Box Turtle Shell Cup,
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Kuba <i> Mmwaash Amboy</i> Style Royal Mask,
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Early Second Phase Navajo Concha Belt,
Lot # 78 - Early Second Phase Navajo Concha Belt,
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Navajo Third Phase Variant Chief's Blanket,
Lot # 259 - Navajo Third Phase Variant Chief's Blanket,
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<i>A Tewa Girl</i> Photogravure by Edward Curtis,
Lot # 87 - A Tewa Girl Photogravure by Edward Curtis,
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Plains Metal-Tipped Arrows,
Lot # 449 - Plains Metal-Tipped Arrows,
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Crow Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 529 - Crow Beaded Hide Moccasins,
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Second Mesa Hopi Basket,
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Sioux Child's Beaded Hide Bow and Quiver,
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