Sinew, thread, dentalium shells, caribou, beads, velvet, cotton; L 20.5 cm, W 12 cm
Knik River and Tyonek, 1883
Fire bags were used to carry fire-making materials, including fire sticks for strap drills. Fire bags were also used to transport fire in the form of burning embers.
Collection: Ethnological Museum Berlin, IVA 6103, 6104, 6149
Image: © Chris Arend/Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ethnologisches Museum