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Snowshoes  (Transportation Items)  "1890-1905"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1890-1905

Materials:

Wood, hide thong/babiche

Techniques:

Carved, bent, laced, tied

Dimensions:

120 x 27 x 18.5 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Arctic, Native Americans, North America, Western Arctic, Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)

City:

Mamterilleq (Mamtrelich, Mumtrekhlogamute, Bethel)

County:

Calista Native Corporation

State:

Alaska

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collected by George Byron Gordon (1870-1927, associated with the Free Museum of Science/University Museum at the University of Pennsylvania) in 1905 or 1907; acquired by George Heye in 1908 via an exchange with the Free Museum.

Source ID:

NMAI_17544

Catalog Number:

1/6824

Album Name:

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