Clothing Bag Made from a Ribbon Seal

Iñupiaq, St. Lawrence Island Yupik or Yup'ik, Alaska, Western Arctic, Arctic

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early 20th century

Ribbon seal skin, sinew, rimmed with leather

Overall: 55 1/8 in. (140 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mrs. Charles Sheldon

50.42.12478

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Bag

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view

Provenance

Collected by Charles Alexander Sheldon (1867-1928); to his wife, Louise Walker Gulliver Sheldon (1867-1950), Woodstock, Vermont; given to present collection, 1950.

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