A pair of men's boots made from dehaired seal hide. Pieces of hide with a dark, natural colour and lighter, bleached pieces have been used. The soles are pleated around the toes and at the heel. A centre seam up the front of the leg has a folded piece (welt) of dark hide in the seam. The boots are decorated near the top with strips and welts of dark and light seal hide and small cut pieces of hide. Sewn around the top of each of the boots is a strip of haired seal hide. A hide thong passes through loops on the sole.
FROM CARD: "FANCY PATTERN. INVENTORIED 1976. ILLUS. IN USNM AR, 1894; P1. 4, FIG. 347; P. 336."