Child`s Bear Gut Parka

Sugpiaq (Alutiiq), Western Arctic, Arctic

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collected 1905

Bear gut (intestine), wool yarn, commercial thread, cotton cloth trim, leather

Overall: 14 9/16 in. (37 cm)

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

46.17.9801

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Clothing: Outerwear

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view

Course History

ANTH 05, Introduction to Archaeology, Nathaniel Kitchel, Summer 2019

Exhibition History

Peoples and Cultures of the Northwest Coast and Arctic Regions, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 22-October 14, 1990.

Native Ecologies: Recycle, Resist, Protect, Sustain, Owen Robertson Cheatham Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-April 21, 2019.

Provenance

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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