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Boots

Museum number:
2-2978a,b
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21022978a@2cb
Alternate number:
43 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.26
Object count:
2
Description:
Boots-Mazinka. "Walrus soles; lining of reindeer with hair on; legs of moose hide smoked over wood fire to tan it. Water proof. Soles fluted by teeth of maker while wet.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Alaska
Verbatim coll. place:
Alaska
Culture or time period:
Noona-Taney ?
Collector:
H. H. Cushing
Collection date:
1901
Taxon:
Alces alces and Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Accession date:
December 16, 1902
Context of use:
Fluted with the teeth of squaws while wet.
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
measurements for storage— length 18 centimeters and measurements for storage— width 23 centimeters
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