smoked moose hide Gauntlets, beaded, fringed
Finest Northwest Coast First Nations craft
Fully hand made GAUNTLETS, made from smoked Moose hide, really beautifull beading showing vibrant flowers, decorated with rabbit fur and fringed.
These originate from the Northwest Coast of Canada, Also known as the Athapaskan peoples, the Dene Nation is a political organization in Denendeh, meaning “The Land of the People”, located in Northwest Territories, Canada. The Dene Nation covers a large geographical area — from present day Alaska to the southern-most tip of North America. The Dene Nation has existed for over 30,000 years, with one language and many dialects: Gwich’in; Sahtu; Deh Cho; Tlicho; and, Akaitcho. The Dene have always been sustained by the land and all that it has to offer.
These gauntlets are authentic, vintage and they show signs of use and aging!!! They are not new!
Measurements: 14" length, 5.5" wide on back of hand, 4.5" on wrist