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Object Name Snowshoe
Date 1860 ca.-1875 ca.
Maker probably Native American made
Material Wood
Used by Mr. WW Durant at Camp Pine Knot
Description Pair of snowshoes, probably Algonquin style. Long, teardrop-shaped snowshoe with slightly squared, upturned toe and long tapered tail. Rawhide lacing is very fine at toe and heel sections. Center section is average size rawhide with coarse rawhide repairs, crudely done. Remnants of leather bindings are attached. There is a repair to the wood frame on D.
Probably Native American made.
Notes Photographed by Richard Walker, April 2011. Featered in Adirondack Life article, November/December, 2012.
Dimensions W-14 L-44 D-2.75 inches
Collection SP060B Snowshoes
Catalog Number 1955.009.0038c-d
Other number AM 0106
Imagefile 050\1955.009.0038b-c(Walker).jpg
Species Snowshoe
Owned by Mr. WW Durant