Fish Skin Art

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How to tan salmon skins with tannins from tree bark. You really have to feel how luxuriously soft and leathery it is to believe it. I did this last summer--pretty amazing stuff.

Bark tanning salmon skins

Bark tanned salmon skin I've been experimenting with bark tanning salmon skins for the past couple of months now. The main trick is t...

Alaskan Eskimo doll seal gut parka Seal Skin Face, Beach Grass Basket, and Seal Mukluks. 14 in.

Alaska Gifts from the Fur Exchange

The Ainu people - The Shiraoi Ainu Museum

The Ainu people - The Shiraoi Ainu Museum

Sapporo - Shiraoi - Porotokotan - Hokkaido The Ainu people Clothing The kimono was used in day to day life and also during ceremonies. The kimonos for daily living were made from tree barks with the required thickness and they did not have any patterns or were made from the cotton cloth obtained by trading on the Mainland etc... Kimonos for ceremonies were made from the coton cloth etc. with beautiful embroidery or were made of silk that came from the Mainland via Sakhalin. The clothes…

Beautiful handmade Alaskan fish skin baskets made by Karen McIntyre, owner of Creative Native AK.

Creative Native - Wild Alaskan Fish Skin Products by CreativeNativeAK

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Beautiful handmade Alaskan fish skin baskets made by Karen McIntyre, owner of Creative Native AK.

Creative Native - Wild Alaskan Fish Skin Products by CreativeNativeAK

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Beautiful handmade Alaskan fish skin baskets made by Karen McIntyre, owner of Creative Native AK.

Creative Native - Wild Alaskan Fish Skin Products by CreativeNativeAK

You searched for: CreativeNativeAK! Discover the unique items that CreativeNativeAK creates. At Etsy, we pride ourselves on our global community of sellers. Each Etsy seller helps contribute to a global marketplace of creative goods. By supporting CreativeNativeAK, you’re supporting a small business, and, in turn, Etsy!

Beautiful handmade Alaskan fish skin baskets made by Karen McIntyre, owner of Creative Native AK.

Creative Native - Wild Alaskan Fish Skin Products by CreativeNativeAK

You searched for: CreativeNativeAK! Discover the unique items that CreativeNativeAK creates. At Etsy, we pride ourselves on our global community of sellers. Each Etsy seller helps contribute to a global marketplace of creative goods. By supporting CreativeNativeAK, you’re supporting a small business, and, in turn, Etsy!

Hatt av garvat fiskskinn

Garva fiskskinn

Ainu - Fish skin clothes Pieces of salmon, trout and other fish skin are patched together to create clothes with tighter sleeves and a wider hem than other clothes, and is similar to a western style one-piece dress.

Traditional Livelihood - Food / Clothing / Housing

Ainu culture has evolved with history. This section highlights the Ainu people’s traditional food, clothing and housing

Yup'ik, Bristol Bay, Alaska, National Museum of Natural History Bristol Bay, Viking Age, Skin Art, Native American Art, National Museum, Wabi Sabi, Jewelry Art, Leather Bag, Purses And Bags
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Yup'ik, Bristol Bay, Alaska, 1800's. National Museum of Natural History

Lotta Rahmes beautiful fish skin craft

Lottas Garfveri

Beautiful handmade Alaskan fish skin baskets made by Karen McIntyre, owner of Creative Native AK. Fish Art, Native Art, Skin Art, Prehistoric, Alaska, Nativity, Primitive, Sewing Crafts, Salmon
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Creative Native - Wild Alaskan Fish Skin Products by CreativeNativeAK

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The Sewing Salmon residency -- hosted by the Smithsonian Institution's Arctic Studies Center at the Anchorage Museum -- brought three contemporary Native art.

Material Traditions - Sewing Salmon

The Sewing Salmon residency -- hosted by the Smithsonian Institution's Arctic Studies Center at the Anchorage Museum -- brought three contemporary Native art...

Leggings, Salmon skin coats and leggings were worn as summer garments by the people of the lower Amur region. They were made of several fish skins sewn together, - Sibérie

Leggings

Salmon skin coats and leggings were worn as summer garments by the people of the lower Amur region. They were made of several fish skins sewn together, the seams invisible, and treated as a single piece of cloth. Because the fish scales are on the outside, it is clear that these garments were used as waterproof clothing. This elegant and ample men’s coat lacks the more elaborate appliqué designs often found on women’s coats. Only a few such garments exist today. Material and technique…

Contemporary Basketry: Fish Skin

Fish Skin

Sturgeon Vessel, Jan Hopkins Jan Hopkins Body Politic, Fran Reed Rasmuson Foundation Wife's Bowl, Audrey Armstrong Rasmuson Foundation Anna Gunnarsdottir Black Sheep Designs Mandy Anderson Haute Nature