E0274B: Inuit- Boots

Ethnographic

Identifier:
E0274B
Classification Category:
10:Unclassifiable Artifacts
Materials:
binding agents ➔ adhesive
Dimensions:
14.5 cm L
6.5 cm W
14 cm H
Provenance of Object:
Alaska, U.S.
Ethnic Group:
Native American ➞ Inuit
Production Date:
Late 19th Century-Early 20th Century
Use/Function:
"Boots were made from a variety of materials such as seal skins but salmon skin was also used along with the furs from caribou. To be successful they needed to be warm and water proof. They often had hard, high-crimped soles."- Miller, Clara (2015). Student Exhibit: All the Small Things. EXH 2015.03.
Source Locality:
Alaska, USA
Description:
A pair of leather Inuit children's boots.
Related Collections
Accession: 1996.ETHN62, 1/1/96 Donated by: Unknown (1996.ETHN62)