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Moccasin, winter, man's


One of a pair of man's winter moccasins of tanned moose skin with vamps, ankle flaps and thongs of tanned caribou skin, applied vamps embroidered with a floral motif in blue, yellow, pink and green sewing silk: North America, Canada, Northwest Territories, Slavey

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Object name

Moccasin, winter, man's

Production information

Canada, North America

Style / Culture



Moose skin, Caribou skin

Physical description

Tanned moose skin and tanned caribou skin; applied vamp embroidered with a floral motif in blue, yellow, pink and green sewing silk


Hudson's Bay Company


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    Carleton University Art Gallery


The Athabaskans: Strangers of the North. Ottawa: National Museum of Man, 1974. Exhibition catalogue from 'An international travelling exhibition from the collection of the National Museum of Man, Canada, and the Royal Scottish Museum'. cat no. 160

Idiens, Dale, A catalogue of Northern Athapaskan Indian artefacts in the collection of the Royal Scottish Museum, Edinburgh, Royal Scottish Museum Information Series, Art and Archaeology 3, March 1979

Dè T’a Hoti Ts’eeda: ‘We Live Securely by the Land’; An Exhibition of Dene material selected from the collections from National Museums Scotland. Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada 2006

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