Bag made of Seal Gut

Sugpiaq (Alutiiq), Bering Sea, Alaska, Western Arctic, Arctic


collected 1905

Seal gut (intestine), decorated with wool yarn and sea duck feathers, with mallard duck feathers and cotton cloth trim

Overall: 6 x 4 13/16 in. (15.2 x 12.2 cm)

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



North America, United States


20th century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Bag


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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