Arts of the Americas
Wood, cloth, yarn
early 19th century
41 1/4 x 12 1/4 in. (104.8 x 31.1 cm) (show scale)
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Henry L. Batterman Fund and the Frank Sherman Benson Fund
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Chippewa (Anishinaabe). Snow Shoes, early 19th century. Wood, cloth, yarn, 41 1/4 x 12 1/4 in. (104.8 x 31.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Henry L. Batterman Fund and the Frank Sherman Benson Fund, 50.67.76a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 50.67.76a-b_acetate_bw.jpg)
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Pair of very finely made square-toed snowshoes. Red Stroud cloth was used under the edge of the webbing along the sides of the snowshoes. Red and black tufts of yarn decorate the edges. The webbing is painted red in the two end sections and black in the center.
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