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Object Name Snowshoe
Date 1875 ca-1895ca
Maker probably Native American made
Material Wood
Used by Mrs. WW Durant at Camp Pine Knot
Description Pair of snowshoes, possibly Algonquin style, fairly small. High quality.
Teardrop-shaped with decorative red tufts that appear to be typical of Native American made styles. Large, with long tapering tail. The toe is upturned while the tail is turned slightly down. The rawhide is narrow guage and is tightly woven. No bindings attached.
Cat. card says: "Used by Mr. & Mrs. Durant."
Notes Photographed by Richard Walker, April 2011. Featured in Adirondack Life article, November/December, 2012.
Dimensions W-11 L-36.5 D-1.5 inches
Collection SP060B Snowshoes
Catalog Number 1955.009.0038a-b
Other number AM 0105
Imagefile 050\1955.009.0038(Walker).jpg
Species Snowshoe
Owned by Mrs. WWDurant