Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC0409001

Category: Snowshoes

Region: Subarctic

Tribe: Montagnais-Naskapi

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Wood; babiche (rawhide)

Description: Child's size snowshoes of oval shape with bent wood frame and rawhide lacing. Wooden pegs are used to attach the bent wood frame. A scaled down version of the adult form; intended for the tourist market.

Dimensions: Length 13.75 inches 35 cm; Width 10.25 inches 26.2 cm.


Alan Silberberg, Littleton, Massachusetts
Susan Nagy

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Cath Oberholtzer, Ph.D. 2007

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