untitled, number twenty-seven . . .

untitled, number twenty-seven . . .

untitled |ˌənˈtītld|
1 (of a book, composition, or other artistic work) having no name.
2 (of a person) not having a title indicating high social or official rank:
lesser untitled officials.

matthew’s inanimate objects.

the art & technique of inuit clothing, by betty kobayashi issenman, mc cord museum

a masterpiece of design. an inuit water resistant / repellent parka; the white surface is made from seal intestines with feathers & beaks from a tiny arctic bird.

metropolitan museum of art, new york:
artist: annie oktokiyuk (yupik)
date: ca. 1910
geography: made in saint lawrence island, alaska, united states
culture: yupik
medium: marine mammal intestine, auklet beaks & feathers, native-tanned leather, & seal fur
accession number: L.2018.35.29

complete object image; photography: ines burger

posted 8 July 2019

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