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Object description

  • Northwest Coast artist
  • Pair of boots, 19th century
  • Suede
  • Alaska, Northwest Coast, United States
  • L: 3 3/8 in, W: 1 1/2 in, D: 4 7/8 in (L: 8.6 cm, W: 3.8 cm, D: 12.4 cm)
  • Gift of Dr. Charles Goddard Weld, 1907
  • E10985

DESCRIPTION

This is a pair of very small, suede, child's boots. They are soft with gray-brown soles and a top band of brown suede. There is extensive old insect damage throughout. The two boots are tied to each other by strips of leather that extend from the back of each boot.