Pair of Waterproof Boots

Western Arctic


collected about 1960

Seal hide, commercial thread, and cord

Overall: 14 3/8 × 4 3/16 × 10 1/16 in. (36.5 × 10.7 × 25.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Alan Cooke, Class of 1955



Place Made: Point Hope, United States, North America


20th century

Object Name

Clothing: Footwear

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view

Exhibition History

Peoples and Cultures of the Plains, Northwest Coast, and Arctic Region, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Native American Studies 21 / Anthropology 40, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 30-December 20, 1992.


Collected by Alan Gordon Richard Cooke (Dartmouth, Class of 1955; 1933-1989), about 1960; given to present collection, 1963.

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