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Moccasin

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Object Number:96-20-7B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Eskimo
Provenience: Canada
Baffin Island
Frobisher Bay
Brewster Point
Culture Area: Arctic Culture Area
Date Made: August, 1937
Early Date: 1937
Late Date: 1937
Section:American
Materials:Sealskin
Bead
Cotton Thread
Technique:Sewn
Length: 23.5 cm
Width: 11 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mr. E. Perot Walker, 1996

Description

Left footed sealskin eskimo moccasin (companion to 96-20-7A). Soft one-piece leather sole wraps up to separate top leather insert. The insert has a beaded design of an orange flower with a yellow center, green leaf and stem. Red, orange, green, and white beads circle the insert around the flower. White fur trim opening.

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