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Object description

  • Inuit artist
  • Pair of boots, 19th century
  • Leather
  • Arctic, North America
  • L: 8 1/2 in, W: 3 3/4 in, D: 6 3/4 in (L: 21.6 cm, W: 9.5 cm, D: 17.1 cm)
  • Gift of Dr. Charles Goddard Weld, 1907
  • E10980


This is a pair of leather boots with stiff, dark brown soles that extend part way up the side of the foot. There is a tongue and ankle length upper of lighter skin at the instep and loops at the heel. There is a band of darker leather stitched to the top edge.