Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pair of miniature mukluks (boots)
  • Native Alaskan peoples
  • pair of miniature mukluks (boots), 1930s–1948
  • Where object was made: Alaska Territory (present-day Alaska), United States
  • fur, buckskin, cotton, yarn, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 8.5 x 11.5 x 2 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 3 3/8 x 4 1/2 x 3/4 in
  • Gift of George W. Traw
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5876
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Description

Pair of doll sized boots, tied together with yarn at top.
Each boot is brown fur with a light colored buckskin sole and red cloth band at top and band of black and white fur triangles below. Pink and blue yarn bow at front and at top back of shaft, which are the ones tied together.