Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pair of fur moccasins
  • Native Arctic peoples
  • pair of fur moccasins, late 1800s
  • seal fur, cloth, beading
  • Object Height/Width/Length: a 10.5 x 10 x 27.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: a 4 1/8 x 3 7/8 x 10 13/16 in
    Object Height/Width/Length: b 10 x 11 x 27 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: b 3 7/8 x 4 5/16 x 10 5/8 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3748.a,b
Description

The pair of seal fur moccasins has a small beaded starburst on top in light blue, white and brown. The inside has a printed cloth lining (that is probably repurposed) and a fur footbed.