Snow-Shoes, Model

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FROM CARD: "SQUARE FRAMES, POINTED ENDS, SHARPLY CURVED UP IN FRONT. NETTING MADE OF FINE LINE, CUT FROM PREPARED DEERSKINS, CALLED BABICHE; THAT IN TOE AND HEEL IS CLOSE AND FINE AND ROVE THROUGH FRAME; UNDER FOOT IS COARSER AND MORE OPEN AND IS WRAPPED AROUND FRAME. LENGTH, 17 1/2 INCHES. GREATEST BREADTH, 4 3/4 INCHES. AN ATHABASCAN PEOPLE."
Record Last Modified
14 Jan 2020
Specimen Count
2
Donor Name
Robert Kennicott
Accession Date
29 Dec 1866
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Accession Number
66A00102
USNM Number
E2045-0
Culture
Yellowknife (T'atsaot'ine)
Topic
Ethnology
Place
Fort Resolution, Northwest Territories, Canada, North America
Length - Object
44.4 cm
Maximum Width - Object
12.07 cm
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
Object Type
Snowshoe Model