Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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seal gut bowl or bag
  • unknown Native Arctic maker
  • seal gut bowl or bag, early-mid 1900s
  • seal esophagus?, seal fur
  • Object Height/Diameter: 18 x 20.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 7 1/16 x 8 1/16 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2727
Label Text

The globular bowl is made of vertical strips of seal gut stitched together with dark brown string. The round bottom is made of seal fur. There is a band of small triangles around the widest portion.