Lining of a Seal's Throat used for Making Waterproof Garments

Unangax̂ (Aleut) or Sugpiaq (Alutiiq)
Western Arctic


collected 1905

Seal esophagus

Overall: 9 13/16 × 3 13/16 in. (25 × 9.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Bequest of Frank C. and Clara G. Churchill



Place Made: Bering Sea, United States, North America


20th century

Object Name

Animal Remains

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view


Clara G. Corser Turner Churchill (1851-1945) and Frank Carroll Churchill (1850-1912), Bering Sea, Alaska, probably 1905; bequeathed to present collection, 1946.

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