Hide Boots

Dene (Athabascan), Subarctic

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late 19th century

Rawhide, tanned hide, blue wool cloth, and white cotton cloth

Overall: 16 9/16 × 11 × 4 5/16 in. (42 × 28 × 11 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Captain Worthen Hall and Polly D. Lovewell Hall

13.13.765

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Clothing: Footwear

Classification

Native American

Native American: Subarctic

Not on view

Provenance

Source unknown, in the Dartmouth College Museum collection by the late 19th century; probably collected by the Whaling Captain Worthen Hall (1802-1887), Croydon, New Hampshire [who sailed with his wife Polly D. Lovewell Hall (1807-1886) and his daughter], about 1827-1855; given to his daughter, Mary Elizabeth Hall Hubbard (1849-about 1889), Croydon, New Hampshire [to be credited as a gift from her parents]; bequeathed to present collection, 1889; catalogued, 1913.

Old Number

Red No. 13.223

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