Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pair of kamik (child's boots with liners)
  • unknown Kalaallit (Greenland Inuit) maker
  • pair of kamik (child's boots with liners), late 1800s–1895
  • Where object was made: Greenland
  • sealskin, seal fur
  • Object Height/Width/Length: a) 19 x 7 x 17.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: a) 7 1/2 x 2 3/4 x 6 7/8 in
    Object Height/Width/Length: b) 20 x 8 x 18 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: b) 7 7/8 x 3 1/8 x 7 1/16 in
  • Gift of Lewis Lindsay Dyche
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7101.a,b

The pair of small dark brown leather boots have dark brown leather soles and lighter brown fur liners. They are undecorated.

These boots are intended for everyday wear.