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Object description

  • Iñupiaq artist
  • Boot, before 1925
  • Seal skin, leather, wool, hair
  • Nome, Alaska, United States
  • L: 11 in, W: 4 in, D: 16 1/4 in (L: 27.9 cm, W: 10.2 cm, D: 41.3 cm)
  • Gift of Ira J. Haskell, 1945
  • E24789

DESCRIPTION

This is a pair of mucklucks (boots) made of caribou skin with the fur outside. The soles are made of sealskin with the fur facing inside. The tops are decorated with red felt trim around the edge. Leather strap at the bottom of the boot.