Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pair of kamik and alerseq (men's boots with liners)
  • unknown Kalaallit (Greenland Inuit) maker
  • pair of kamik and alerseq (men's boots with liners), late 1800s–1895
  • Where object was made: Greenland
  • sealskin, seal fur
  • Object Height/Width/Length: a) 27 x 9 x 31 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: a) 10 5/8 x 3 9/16 x 12 3/16 in
    Object Height/Width/Length: b) 26 x 9 x 29 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: b) 10 1/4 x 3 9/16 x 11 7/16 in
  • Gift of Lewis Lindsay Dyche
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7105.a,b

The dark brown leather boots have dark brown leather soles and light colored liners without fur.

These boots were intended for everyday wear.