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Moccasin

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Object Number:96-20-3A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Eskimo
Provenience: Canada
Hopedale and Nain (Moravian Mission Stations)
Coast of Labrador
Culture Area: Arctic Culture Area
Date Made: 1937
Early Date: 1937
Late Date: 1937
Section:American
Materials:Sealskin
Bead
Cotton Thread
Technique:Sewn
Length: 26 cm
Width: 8 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mr. E. Perot Walker, 1996

Description

Right footed sealskin eskimo moccasin (companion to 96-20-3B). Short brown fur base and innersole with long fur trim opening. Leather sole bottom. Red and white beaded flower design (one large center flower surrounded by eight small flowers, that alternate red and white). Design sewn on triangular leather piece. Blue cotton fabric lines interior sides.

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