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Broader Term Specific Term
Animal feet/paws Mole paw/foot
Rabbit paw/foot
Turtle foot
Weasel/ermine paw/foot
Animal gut/intestines Animal gut/intestines
Bearded seal gut/intestines
Sea lion gut/intestines
Sea mammal gut/intestines
Seal gut/intestines
Walrus gut/intestine
Whale gut/intestine
Animal parts: Other Animal bladder
Animal embryo
Baleen
Deer head
Eel skin
Fish scales
Fish skin
Rattlesnake rattle
Seal blood
Seal oil
Animal shells Armadillo shell
Tortoise shell
Turtle shell/carapace
Animal tail/tails Animal tail
Armadillo tail
Buffalo tail
Cow tail
Deer tail
Ermine tail
Horse tail
Animal whiskers Boar bristles
Sea lion whiskers
Sea mammal whiskers
Walrus whiskers
Antler Antler
Caribou antler
Deer antler
Elk antler
Moose antler
Bark Bark
Bark cloth
Beech bark
Birchbark
Cedar bark
Cedar bark (Red cedar)
Cedar bark (Yellow cedar)
Cherry bark
Elm bark
Fig tree bark
Hickory bark
Maple bark
Mesquite bark
Beads Bone beads
Bone hairpipe/hairpipes
Brass beads
Copper alloy beads
Copper beads
Glass bead/beads
Glass pony beads
Gold beads
Imitation wampum beads
Metal bead/beads
Plastic bead/beads
Pottery/Ceramic bead/beads
Quahog clam shell beads (purple wampum)
Shell beads
Silver bead/beads
Spondylus shell beads
Stone beads
Turquoise beads
Whelk shell beads (white wampum)
Wooden beads
Bird body parts Bird body
Bird head
Duck head
Eggshell
Goose head
Turkey beard
Wood stork head
Woodpecker head
Bird body parts: Beak Bird beak
Duck bill
Puffin beak/beaks
Toucan beak/beaks
Bird body parts: Feet Bird foot/feet
Goose foot
Bird body parts: Tail/Wing Bird wing
Crow wing
Duck wing
Turkey vulture/buzzard wing
Bone: Animal Animal Bone
Animal skull
Beaver bone
Buffalo bone
Camelid bone
Caribou bone
Cow bone
Coyote bone
Deer bone/bones
Fossilized animal bone
Manatee bone
Monkey bone
Moose bone
Muskrat bone
Turtle bone
Walrus bone
Whale bone
Bone: Bird Bird bone/bones
Crane bone/bones
Duck bone
Eagle bone
Great blue heron bone/bones
Rhea toe bone
Turkey bone/bones
Bone: Fish Fish vertebra/vertebrae
Sting ray bone
Claws Animal claw/claws
Anteater claw/claws
Bear claw/claws
Bear claw/claws (Grizzly bear)
Bird claw/claws
Eagle claw/claws
Ocelot claw/claws
Cloth/Fabric Buckram
Burlap
Canvas
Coated fabric
Corduroy
Cotton cloth
Cotton-synthetic cloth
Denim
Fabric webbing
Felt
Linen
Muslin
Nylon fabric
Nylon mesh
Polyester batting
Rayon fabric
Satin
Silk cloth
Synthetic fabric
Synthetic webbing
Taffeta
Velvet
Velveteen
Wool cloth
Wool felt
Cloth/Fabric: Ribbon Ribbon
Satin ribbon
Silk ribbon
Synthetic ribbon
Dyes Aniline dye/dyes
Dye/dyes
Indigo dye/dyes
Synthetic dye/dyes
Vegetal dye/dyes
Feathers Blue jay feather/feathers
Blue jay scalp/scalps
Cardinal feather/feathers
Chicken feather/feathers
Cock-of-the-rock feather/feathers
Condor feather/feathers
Cormorant feather/feathers
Cotinga feather/feathers
Cotinga scalp/scalps
Crested auklet scalps with beaks
Crow feather/feathers
Currasow feather/feathers
Dove feather/feathers
Down
Duck down
Duck feather/feathers
Eagle down
Eagle feather/feathers
Eagle feather/feathers (Bald eagle)
Eagle feather/feathers (Golden eagle)
Feather/feathers
Flamingo feather/feathers
Flicker feather/feathers (Red-shafted flicker)
Flicker feather/feathers (Yellow-shafted flicker)
Golden parakeet feather/feathers
Goose feather/feathers
Grouse feather/feathers
Harpy Eagle feather/feathers
Hawk feather/feathers
Heron feather/feathers
Jay feather/feathers
Macaw feather/feathers
Magpie feather/feathers
Mallard duck feather/feathers
Oropendola feather/feathers
Ostrich feather/feathers
Owl feather/feathers
Parrot feather/feathers
Peacock feather/feathers
Pheasant feather/feathers
Pigeon feather/feathers
Quail feather/feathers
Red-tailed hawk feather/feathers
Red-winged blackbird feather/feathers
Rhea feather/feathers
Roseate Spoonbill feather/feathers
Scissor-tailed flycatcher feather/feathers
Sparrow hawk feather/feathers
Swan down
Swan feather/feathers
Toucan feather/feathers
Turkey feather/feathers
Woodpecker feather/feathers
Woodpecker scalp/scalps
Yellow grosbeak feather/feathers
Yellow warbler (wild canary) feather/feathers
Feathers/Birdskin Auklet skin/skins
Bald eagle skin/skins
Birdskin/birdskins
Duck skin/skins
Eider duck skin/skins
Goose skin/skins
Loon skin/skins
Mallard duck skin/skins
Pelican skin/skins
Fiber Agave/Maguey fiber
Alpaca wool (unspun)
Arumã fiber
Babassu palm frond/fronds
Bracken fern root
Bracken fern stem
Buckbrush
Bulrush
Bulrush root
Buriti palm fiber
Buriti palm frond/fronds
Camelid wool
Cane
Cane (Swamp cane/River cane)
Cattail
Cedar root/roots
Chaguar/Caraguata fiber
Conifer root
Cornhusk
Cotton (unspun)
Devil's Claw/Martynia
Dogbane fiber
Dune broom fiber
Equisetum
Equisetum root
Hazel
Hemp
Honeysuckle vine
Iris fiber
Juncus rush
Kapok (Ceiba fiber)
Larouma fiber
Maidenhair fern stem
Milkweed fiber
Mukru fiber
Nettle fiber
Nettle root
Palm fiber
Palm frond/fronds
Palmetto fiber
Palmetto splints
Phragmites
Pine needles
Pine Needles (Long-leaf pine)
Pine root/roots
Rabbitbrush
Raffia
Redbud
Reed
Rush/rushes
Sedge
Sedge root
Spanish moss
Spruce root
Sumac
Terote (Elephant Tree)
Thistle fiber
Torote/Jatropha fiber
Tule rush
Vegetal Fiber
Vine/vines
Wild Currant
Wild grape vine
Willow
Willow root
Woodwardia fern
Wool (unspun)
Yucca fiber
Yucca root
Fossils Fossil ammonite
Fruits/vegetables/seeds Amaranth seed/seeds
Apple
Bean/beans
Chokecherries
Corn cob
Corn kernel/kernels
Cornmeal
Fruit pit
Gourd
Job's Tear seeds
Juniper berries
Manioc/cassava
Mescal beans
Peyote button
Seed/seeds
Squash stem
Tobacco seed/seeds
Wheat flour
Wild rice
Fur/skin Bearskin/fur
Bearskin/fur (black bear)
Bearskin/fur (polar bear)
Beaver skin/fur
Coyote fur/skin
Dog skin/fur
Ermine skin/fur
Fox skin/fur
Fur
Howler monkey skin/fur
Imitation/faux fur
Marmot skin/fur
Mink skin/fur
Musk ox skin/fur
Muskrat skin/fur
Ocelot skin/fur
Otter skin/fur
Rabbit skin/fur
Raccoon skin/fur
Ring-tailed cat skin/fur
Sea lion skin/fur
Sea otter skin/fur
Sealskin/fur
Sealskin/fur (Hair seal)
Sealskin/fur (Ring seal)
Sealskin/fur (Spotted seal)
Skunk skin/fur
Squirrel skin/fur
Squirrel skin/fur (Ground squirrel)
Weasel skin/fur
Wolf skin/fur
Wolverine skin/fur
Gemstones/semi-precious Amethyst
Aventurine
Azurite
Carnelian
Charoite
Chrysoberyl
Coral
Diamond
Garnet
Lapis lazuli
Malachite
Opal
Pearl/pearls
Sugilite
Tiger's eye
Topaz
Turquoise
Glass Glass
Powdered glass/Vitreous enamel powder
Glass items Glass bottle
Glass eyes
Glass item/items
Glass marbles
Glass medal
Mirror
Sheet glass/window glass
Grass Beach grass/Rye grass
Bear grass
Deer grass
Galleta grass
Grass
Mapí grass
Naguala grass
Reed canary grass
Rye straw
Straw
Sweetgrass
Hair Animal hair
Buffalo hair
Caribou hair
Deer hair
Hair
Horsehair
Human hair
Imitation hair
Moosehair
Porcupine guard hair
Seal hair
Hide/leather Alpaca hide/skin
Angora goat hide/skin
Bearded seal/ugruk hide/skin
Buffalo hide/skin
Buffalo hide/skin (calf)
Buffalo rawhide
Caribou hide/skin
Caribou hide/skin (calf)
Caribou rawhide
Cow rawhide
Cowhide
Cowhide (calf)
Deerhide/deerskin
Deerhide/deerskin (fawn)
Elk hide/skin
Goat hide/skin (domestic goat)
Groundhog/woodchuck hide/skin
Guanaco hide/skin
Hide
Hide thong/Babiche
Horse hide/skin
Horse rawhide
Iguana hide/skin
Llama hide/skin
Moose hide/skin
Moose hide/skin (calf)
Mountain sheep hide/skin
Rawhide
Sheepskin (domestic sheep)
Walrus hide/skin
Hide/leather: Commercial Commercial leather thong
Commercial suede
Commercial suede thong
Commercially tanned leather
Imitation/faux leather
UltraSuede
Hooves Animal hoof/hooves
Caribou hoof/hooves
Deer hoof/hooves
Llama hoof/hooves
Moose hoof/hooves
Mountain sheep hoof/hooves
Horn Antelope horn
Buffalo horn
Cow horn
Domestic goat horn
Horn
Mountain goat horn
Mountain sheep horn
Musk ox horn
Insects Beetle wings
Hornets' nest
Moth cocoons
Ivory Elephant ivory
Elephant ivory (possibly)
Fossil ivory
Fossil mammoth ivory
Ivory
Walrus Ivory
Manufactured materials 16mm film
Adhesive tape
Aluminum tape
Bamboo skewers
Candy
Celluloid
Commercially produced fabric patches/insignia
Digital video
Duct tape
Film fullcoat
Foam rubber
Glitter
Glue
Matches
Nylon monofilament
Pencil
Plastic
Plastic bottle
Plastic doll
Plastic figure
Plastic grocery bag
Plastic sheeting
Polymer resin
Rhinestones
Shoelace
Sticker/Decal
Tigertail (plastic-coated wire)
Vinyl phonograph record
Wrist watch
Metal Aluminum
Brass
Bronze
Coin silver
Copper
Copper alloy
Copper foil
German silver ("nickel silver"/copper-nickel alloy)
Gold
Gold leaf
Iron
Iron alloy
Lead
Metal
Metal foil
Nickel
Pewter
Silver
Stainless steel
Steel
Tin
Tumbaga (Gold-copper alloy)
Zinc
Metal items Ammunition cartridge/cartridges
Brass head
Brass thimble/thimbles
Bronze medal
Coin/coins
Copper alloy point
Gold jewelry findings
Iron blade
Iron fish hooks
Iron hook
Iron point
Iron/steel head
Lead shot
Metal brackets
Metal brooches
Metal buckle
Metal can
Metal chain
Metal cones
Metal grommets
Metal hinges
Metal items
Metal jewelry findings
Metal keyring
Metal knife
Metal lunch pail
Metal medal
Metal needle
Metal rifle barrel
Metal ring
Metal rivets
Metal scissors
Metal screw
Metal spoon
Metal spring
Metal sword
Metal thimble/thimbles
Metal trader's tokens
Metal tweezers
Metal watchband
Silver brooches
Silver coin/coins
Silver conchas
Silver medal
Steel blade
Metal items: Bells Brass bell/bells
Copper bell/bells
Metal bell/bells
White metal bell/bells
Metal items: Nails/Pins Brass nails
Copper nails
Gold nails
Iron nails
Metal nails
Metal pin/pins
Metal items: Tacks/Bosses Brass tacks/bosses
Metal tacks/bosses
Silver tacks/bosses
Metal items: Wire Barbed wire
Brass wire
Copper wire
Gold wire
Metal wire
Plastic-coated wire
Nuts and nutshells Acorn/acorns
Brazil nut/nuts
Cashew nut/nuts
Coconut shell
Nut shell/shells
Nut/nuts
Palm nut
Pine nut/nuts
Other Unknown material
Unknown stuffing
Unknown substrate
Other: Organic Peat
Paint/Drawing Photographic emulsion
Paint/Drawing materials Sand
Shellac
Varnish
Paint/Drawing: Drawing materials Ball-point pen
Charcoal
Colored Pencil
Conté/Conté crayon
Crayon
Felt-tipped marker
Graphite
Grease pencil/China marker
Ink
Oil pastel
Pastel
Paint/Drawing: Paints/Pigments Acrylic paint
Casein paint
Enamel paint
Fabric Paint
Genipapo paint
Gesso
Gouache/opaque watercolors
Hematite
Lacquer
Laundry bluing
Ochre
Oil paint
Paint
Pigment/pigments
Powder-coating paint
Shoe polish
Tempera
Vermilion/Cinnabar
Watercolor
Wood stain
Paper/Art materials: Paper Amate (Fig tree) paper
Arches paper
Canvas paper
Construction paper
Contact paper
Crepe paper
Newsprint/newspaper
Paper
Paper mache/Papier-mâché
Photo paper
Photograph/photographs
Photographic paper
Rag paper
Rice paper
Tissue paper
Paper/Art materials: Substrates Board
Canvas
Canvas board
Cardboard
Emery cloth
Foam-core board
Linen
Masonite
Matboard
Paperboard
Parchment
Particle board
Poster board
Rag board
Paper/Art materials:Substrates Canvas
Pottery/ceramics Ceramic (non-Indian ceramics)
Clay
Clay slip
Glaze
Kaolin clay
Plaster
Pottery
Pottery (micaceous clay)
Stoneware
Stucco
Pottery/ceramics items Ceramic doll
Ceramic doll head
Ceramic marbles
Ceramic tile
Porcelain
Porcelain doll
Pottery sherd/sherds
Quills Bird quills
Porcupine quills
Resin/gum/pitch Amber
Commercial rubber
Copal
Natural rubber
Pine pitch
Spruce pitch/gum
Tree pitch/gum
Sewing materials: Buttons Bone button/buttons
Brass button/buttons
Button/buttons
Glass button/buttons
Metal button/buttons
Mother-of-pearl buttons
Porcelain button/buttons
Silver button/buttons
Sewing materials: Floss Cotton embroidery floss
Embroidery floss
Silk embroidery floss
Sewing materials: Notions Clothing snaps
Cotton tape
Fabric tape
Hook and eye fasteners
Safety pin/pins
Sequins
Velcro
Wool twill tape
Zipper
Sewing materials: Sinew Caribou sinew
Deer sinew
Guanaco sinew
Imitation sinew
Seal sinew
Sinew
Whale sinew
Sewing materials: Thread Cotton thread
Linen thread
Metallic thread
Nylon thread
Thread
Sewing materials: Trims Commercial fabric fringe
Commercial metallic fringe
Fabric trim
Lace
Metal braid trim
Rickrack
Shells Abalone/Haliotis shell
Clam shell/shells
Conch shell/shells
Conus/Cone snail shell/shells
Cowrie shell/shells
Dentalium shell/shells
Fossil shell/shells
Freshwater mussel shell/shells
Glycymeris shell/shells
Limpet shell/shells
Mother-of-pearl
Mussel shell/shells
Oliva shell/shells
Olivella shell/shells
Oyster shell/shells
Quahog clam shell/shells
Scallop shell/shells
Sea snail (turban snail) opercula
Sea snail shell/shells
Shell/shells
Snail shell/shells
Spondylus shell/shells
Tubicola shell/shells
Whelk shell/shells
Stone/Mineral/Rock Agate
Alabaster
Argillite
Asphaltum/bitumen
Banded slate
Calcite
Catlinite/pipestone
Chalcedony
Chlorite-muscovite phyllite
Concretion
Diorite
Dolomite
Feldspar
Flint
Flint clay/Kaolin rock/pipestone
Fused shale
Galena (lead ore)
Granite
Greenstone
Gypsum
Hematite
Jasper
Jet/Lignite
Limestone
Marble
Marcasite
Mica
Onyx
Pebbles
Petrified wood
Porphyry
Quartzite
Rhyolite
Sandstone
Selenite (Gypsum crystal)
Serpentine
Silicified slate
Slate
Soil
Steatite/soapstone
Stone
Travertine
Stone/Mineral/Rock: Chert Chert
Knife River chert
Onondaga chert
Ramah chert
Stone/Mineral/Rock: Jade/Jadeite/Nephrite Jade
Jadeite
Nephrite
Stone/Mineral/Rock: Quartz Quartz
Quartz crystal
Stone/Mineral/Rock: Volcanic Basalt
Obsidian
Scoria
Teeth Animal tooth/teeth
Bear tooth/teeth
Beaver tooth/teeth
Caribou tooth/teeth
Elk tooth/teeth
Elk tooth/teeth (imitation)
Fossil shark tooth/teeth
Horse tooth/teeth
Killer whale tooth/teeth
Pig/boar tooth/teeth/tusk
Polar Bear tooth/teeth
Rodent tooth/teeth
Seal tooth/teeth
Shark tooth/teeth
Walrus tooth/teeth
Whale tooth/teeth
Teeth: Felidae Cat (unspecified Felidae) tooth/teeth
Lynx tooth/teeth
Ocelot tooth/teeth
Twine/string/cord Agave/Maguey fiber cordage
Basswood fiber cordage
Cordage
Cotton cord/cordage
Cotton twine/string
Elastic cord
Jute twine/string
Nylon cord
Palm fiber cordage
Paper cord
Plastic cord
Rope
Seagrass cord ("Hong Kong cord")
Silk cord
Silk twine/string
Twine/String
Vegetal materials Agave leaf/leaves
Agave stalk
Banana leaf/leaves
Cactus spine
Coca leaf/leaves
Coconut palm leaf/leaves
Cork
Fungus
Kelp
Leaf/leaves
Lichen
Moss
Oak leaf/leaves
Pine cone/cones
Root/roots
Sage
Soapweed
Tobacco
Vegetal material
Yucca root
Wax Beeswax
Paraffin wax
Wax
Wood Agave
Alder
Apple wood
Balsa wood
Bamboo
Barberry wood
Basswood
Beech wood
Birch wood
Brazilwood
Buckeye wood
Canelo wood
Charcoal
Cherry wood
Cottonwood
Cypress
Driftwood
Ebony
Eucalyptus wood
Guaiacum wood
Gum wood/Pepperidge wood
Hardwood
Hickory wood
Holly wood
Ironwood (Desert Ironwood)
Jacaranda wood
Lacewood
Laurel wood
Lignum Vitae wood
Locust wood
Mahogany
Manzanita wood
Mesquite
Mountain mahogany/Cercocarpus
Padouk/padauk wood
Palm wood
Palm wood (Chonta palm)
Pine
Plywood
Poplar
Punk wood
Purpleheart/Peltogyne wood
Rhododendron wood
Rosewood
Saguaro cactus
Satiné/Bloodwood
Spruce
Sumac wood
Teak
Tupelo
Walnut wood
Willow
Wood
Woodsplints
Yew
Wood: Ash Ash splints
Ash wood
Black ash/brown ash splints
Wood: Cedar Cedar
Red cedar
White cedar
Yellow cedar
Wood: Maple Figured maple (curly, birdseye, wormy, or flame maple)
Maple
Maple burl
Rock maple
Wood: Oak Oak
Oak splint/splints
White oak
White oak splint/splints
Yarn Acrylic yarn
Alpaca wool yarn
Bayeta (unraveled wool cloth)
Buffalo hair yarn
Camelid wool yarn
Commercially produced Germantown wool yarn
Cotton yarn
Hemp yarn/twine
Llama wool yarn
Mountain goat wool yarn
Mountain sheep wool yarn
Synthetic yarn
Wool yarn
Yarn