Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pair of child's slippers
  • unknown Kalaallit (Greenland Inuit) maker
  • pair of child's slippers, late 1800s–1895
  • Where object was made: Greenland
  • sealskin, seal fur, appliqué, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width/Length: each) 6 x 8 x 17 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: each) 2 3/8 x 3 1/8 x 6 11/16 in
  • Gift of Lewis Lindsay Dyche
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7088.a,b

The small brown leather slippers have mottled brown fur lining and brown leather soles. There are small dark blue crosses with white diamond centers on top fronts of the shoes.