Lena Atti, Yupik Master Basketry Artist

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Doll: Material: Figure: Alaska paper birch hands & lower arms; head, hair and neck; lower legs and feet all inserted into a full articulating stuffed sculptured fabric body with wire and button joints. Clothing:  Floral Liberty of London cotton kuspuk with ribbon trim, American red fox ruff, cotton plaid pants from second hand men’s shirt, sheared calf and deer mukluks with glue hardened pigskin soles and ties. Basketry: Annie Hurlburt Size: 14″ tall standing

Person:  “Native grass weaver Lena Atti, a Yup’ik form the village of Kwigillinok” ADN 040205

Subject Photographer:

Bill Roth/Anchorage Daily News Native grass weaver Lena Atti, a Yup'ik form the village of Kwigillinok, teaches a class on how to weave grass socks at the Alaska Native Heritage Center which is part of the Exxon Mobil Master Artist Series. 040205
Bill Roth/Anchorage Daily News Native grass weaver Lena Atti, a Yup’ik form the village of Kwigillinok, teaches a class on how to weave grass socks at the Alaska Native Heritage Center which is part of the Exxon Mobil Master Artist Series. 040205

Doll Photographer:  The artist. Tool and process photo below.

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