Inuit basket with carved moose bone loon handle
Unknown Inuit artist (between 1930 and 1980)
Haida beaver crest hat. Before 1880. @cargocultist
by Kananginak Pootoogook
I think the Ostroms developed their appreciation of Inuit Eskimo art prints and sculpture from the time he spent drafting much of the Alaska Constitution. But then, he also grew up in Washington state, not that far to the south.
Northwest coast medicine man's tobacco box made of a carved coconut. 1870. @cargocultist
Kenojuak Ashevak 'Owls in Moonlight' Etching & Aquatint 105.3 x 80
Tlingit bear house plank with opercula. 19th century.
Germaine Arnaktauyok "Precious Moment" (2005), Cover Image for Inuit Art Quarterly http://www.inuitart.org/magazine/
Inuit carved ivory and scrimshawed bowhead whale