Object photography

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Object description

  • Inuit artist
  • Moccasins, before 1898
  • Leather
  • Arctic, North America
  • L: 7 1/2 in, W: 3 1/2 in, D: 2 5/8 in (L: 19.0 cm, W: 8.9 cm, D: 6.7 cm)
  • Museum Purchase, 1898
  • E4196

DESCRIPTION

This is a pair of moccasins, perhaps made out of seal skin. There is a band of lighter color leather and a draw string at the ankle. The leather is stiff and rigid.