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, appliqué
  • Object Height/Width/Length: each) 13.5 x 4.5 x 13.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: each) 5 5/16 x 1 3/4 x 5 5/16 in
  • Gift of Lewis Lindsay Dyche
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7078.a,b

The small dark brown leather boots have a thin white band around the top and down the front. They have slightly lighter brown leather liners.

These are intended to be worn for everyday use.