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Pair of flat, oblong snowshoes with tails, wood frames and three sections of webbing. The webbing on the two ends are made of tan string tied to rawhide strips at edges and laced through holes in the frame. The center webbing sections, under the foot, are made of rawhide strips with some reddish-brown hair intact. The strips are wrapped around the frame and covered with worn blue and tan striped cloth.
1 pair items
Content Category: artifacts
59 61/64 inches length (A)
16 21/32 inches width (A)
59 61/64 inches length (B)
16 21/32 inches width (B)
wood (plant material)
string (fiber product)
Made by: Ojibwe Indians
Collected by: Ayer, Harry Darius
Collected by: Ayer, Jeannette Ora Foster
Indian. Transportation. Land
Creation: Not later than 1959
Forms part of Jeannette O. and Harry D. Ayer Ojibwe Collection.
Minnesota Historical Society Collections, The Harry and Jeannette Ayer Collection.
|Holding Type||3D Objects|
10000.356.A,B (Accession Number)