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Snowshoe

Description

Snowshoe with elliptical wooden frame, two wooden cross bars, and interstices filled with rawhide network painted red and black: North America, Canada, Athabaskan, from the Mackenzie River District

Museum reference

A.1956.676

Collection

Americas

Object name

Snowshoe

Production information

Mackenzie River District, Canada, North America

Style / Culture

Athabaskan

Materials

Wood, Wood, Rawhide

Physical description

Wooden frame and cross bars, interstices filled with rawhide network painted red and black

References

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

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