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Moccasin

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Object Number:96-20-2A
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
Beads
Technique:Sewn
Length: 27 cm
Width: 10.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mr. E. Perot Walker, 1996

Description

Right footed sealskin eskimo moccasin (companion to 96-20-2B). Short brown fur base and innersole with long fur trim opening. Leather sole bottom. Red and green beaded flower design with single yellow bead in center, located on top of a circular leather insert, and white and clear colored beadworking.

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