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women's slipper with liner
  • unknown Kalaallit (Greenland Inuit) maker
  • women's slipper with liner, late 1800s–1895
  • Where object was made: Greenland
  • sealskin, seal fur, appliqué
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 6 x 14.5 x 23 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 2 3/8 x 5 11/16 x 9 1/16 in
  • Gift of Lewis Lindsay Dyche
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7103

The single brown leather slipper has a mottled brown seal fur liner. The instep is decorated with a triangular cluster of short red, blue, and white lines and white checkerboards. The ankle is edged with a thin band of red.