Object 996.008.081 a,b

Boots

Boots

A pair of child’s scraped seal skin boots, brown and off-white in colour. The high white soles are pleated around heel and toe, and have white skin straps which tie around ankles and across feet. Wide decorative bands of white skin with a double row of stitching, plus a zigzag piece of brown skin, trim the top of the boots. Collected by C.W. West, Superintendent of the RCMP c. 1907-1912 in the Athabasca and Mackenzie River areas.

Object Details
Accession No.996.008.081 a,b
MakerUnknown
Culture
Region
LocationWestern arctic
Datec. 1907-1912