Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pair of women's slippers
  • unknown Kalaallit (Greenland Inuit) maker
  • pair of women's slippers, late 1800s–1895
  • Where object was made: Greenland
  • seal skin leather, fur, appliqué, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width/Length: a) 7 x 11 x 24 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: a) 2 3/4 x 4 5/16 x 9 7/16 in
    Object Height/Width/Length: b) 6.5 x 10 x 24.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: b) 2 9/16 x 3 15/16 x 9 5/8 in
  • Gift of Lewis Lindsay Dyche
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7082.a,b

The pair of pink leather slippers has dark brown leather soles. They are lined with light brown mottled fur. There is a white cross made from small diamonds on the front of each shoe.