Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Kalaallit (Greenland Inuit) maker
  • float, mid-late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Greenland
  • seal intestine
  • Object Length/Width: 15 x 8.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 5 7/8 x 3 3/8 in
  • Gift of Lewis Lindsay Dyche
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1672

The short length of intestine is "inflated" and tied off at one end and dried to a stump. The other end is broken.