University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:45-15-440
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Blackfeet
Provenience: Montana
Culture Area: Great Plains (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Rawhide
Buckskin
Glass
Technique:Smoked
Length: 24.13 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

rawhide sole; smoke-tanned upper, with straight heel seam and very narrow V cut leaving thin, short tongue; wide shank strip of buckskin; instep with two parallel rows of piercings, indicating removed or planned longitudinal stripe (beaded?); soles show use


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