Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pair of slippers with liners
  • unknown Kalaallit (Greenland Inuit) maker
  • pair of slippers with liners, late 1800s–1895
  • Where object was made: Greenland
  • sealskin, seal fur, appliqué, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width/Length: a) 6.5 x 8 x 17.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: a) 2 9/16 x 3 1/8 x 6 7/8 in
    Object Height/Width/Length: b) 6 x 7.5 x 17 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: b) 2 3/8 x 2 15/16 x 6 11/16 in
  • Gift of Lewis Lindsay Dyche
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7102.a,b

The leather slippers have a faded pink front and a darker pink back. They have white leather edging and a cross on the toe made from white and dark green. They have light brown mottled fur liners.