- Native Alaskan artist
- Bag, before 1884
- Leather, ivory, wood
- Norton Sound, Alaska, United States
- L: 31.5 in, W: 16 7/8 in, D: 5 1/2 in (L: 80.0 cm, W: 42.9 cm, D: 14.0 cm)
- Gift of the Smithsonian Institution, 1884
This is a skin bag with what is likely a float; a bone mouthpiece for inflation where the opening is. The mouthpiece is made in the position of a sharks mouth. There is a thong at the mouth and a wooden plug in the bottom with concentric rings, a bone button at the top, and two thin bone buttons near the bottom which are carved like seals heads. The bag appears to be made from a complete seal skin.