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Boot

Object Number:31-29-10A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tlingit
Provenience: United States of America
Alaska
Klukwan
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Buckskin
Cloth
Caribou Hide (uncertain)
Moose Hide (uncertain)
Cotton
Wool
Height: 49.5 cm
Length: 26.7 cm
Width: 13.9 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1931
Other Number:41, #6-31 - Other Number

Description

One of a pair of boots made from the leg skins of moose separated by three, vertical strips of white fur. The sole is sewn on and puckered at the toe and heel. A hide cuff is sewn on with fringe hanging along the lower edge and an upper edge lined with black, wool cloth.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Raven's Journey: The World of Alaska's Native People ( Nov 1986 - Feb 2010) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Barsness, Kristin J., and Kaplan, Susan A. 1986. Raven's Journey.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 175, fig. 181View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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