Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pair of kamik (boots) with alerseq (liners)
  • unknown Kalaallit (Greenland Inuit) maker
  • pair of kamik (boots) with alerseq (liners), mid 1800s–1895
  • Where object was made: Greenland
  • seal fur, sealskin
  • Object Height/Width/Length: each boot 37 x 11 x 28 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: each boot 14 9/16 x 4 5/16 x 11 in
  • Gift of Lewis Lindsay Dyche
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0567.a,b
Label Text

This is a pair of brown sealskin boots with fur lining. They have a light colored sealskin band at the top of each boot. There are narrow strips attached near the toe on either side of each boot.