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Nunavut's Culture on Cloth: Traditional Wall Hangings from Baker Lake

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Spirit Transformations Embroidery on Cloth 35 X 55 in © Courtesy of Alaska State Museum
Nunavut's Culture on Cloth: Traditional Wall Hangings from Baker Lake
Curated by: Judith Varney-Burch

395 Whittier Street
Juneau, Alaska 99801
February 15th, 2013 - March 16th, 2013
Opening: February 15th, 2013 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.museums.state.ak.us/asm/asmho...
COUNTRY:  
United States
EMAIL:  
lisa.golisek@alaska.gov
PHONE:  
907.465.2901
OPEN HOURS:  
Summer 8:30am to 5:30pm daily, May 13, to mid-September. Winter hours 10am to 4pm Tuesday through Saturday from September 27 to mid-May. Open free the first Friday of every month from 4:30 until 7pm
TAGS:  
tapestry

DESCRIPTION

A collection of wall hangings created by the woman of Baker Lake. Using vibrant colors and patterns, the tapestries convey Inuit stories, beliefs, and traditions.